SWISS CHARD Golden Sunrise - BETA vulgaris

Silverbeet

SKU: V 244
Stock: In Stock

Family: Amaranthaceae
Sub-family: Betoideae
Characteristics: Annual Leaf Vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx. 40
Seed per gram: Approx. 40

Size:
$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

This classic yellow Swiss Chard has succulent deep golden stalks with jade-green, slightly crumpled leaves. The stalks and midribs are thick, broad and very tender and fleshy.
An excellent variety with a golden colour that holds well into maturity.
Growing 60 cm tall Golden Sunrise is quite a frost tolerant and wonderfully flavourful.

Add to salads as baby leaves in 28 days or wait for full-sized rich golden bunches at maturity. Chard is a healthy, easy-to-grow alternative to spinach which is more tolerant of heat.

Grow notes:

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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