SILVERBEET Magenta (Swiss Chard)
Stock: 291 Available
Seed per packet: 20
A compact Swiss chard with dark green leaves and strong magenta coloured stems and ribs. Although small, it still has that rich chard flavour.
A very ornamental variety that is ideal for container gardens and looks great in either a herb garden or mixed with flowering annuals.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cold: Spring to Autumn
Sow: 10mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when 5-6cm tall.
Germination: 6-7 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 8 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants. Pick leaves continuously to promote new growth.