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SILVERBEET Magenta (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Approx 40

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.

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