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SILVERBEET Orange Fantasia (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris

Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: V70.

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: Approx 40

'Orange Fantasia' produces deep-green shiny leaves with bright, yellow-orange coloured veins and stems.

Harvest the baby leaves in around 28 days or at full size at 55 days. Use young leaves in salads, steam or stir-fry mature leaves.

A great addition to salad blends when the leaves are young. The colour does not fade when cooked.
A good bolt resistant variety
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A rich source of vitamins, minerals and fibre makes it an excellent choice for healthy eating. Suitable for pots or the vegetable patch.

Prefers a well composted, well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: Late Autumn to Winter
Temperate: Autumn to Early Winter
Cold: Late Summer to Late Spring

Sow: 1 cm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when 5-6cm tall.
Germination: 7-20days.
Plant space: 30cm
Row space: 40cm
Maturity: 8-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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