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McKenzie Seed Tape – Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed Tape – Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

$4.99

The perfect green to grow, even in hot weather. Broad, dark green leaves have a delicate spinach flavor. Stems are broad, thick and white in color. Leaves can be picked at any time or cut leaf stalks just above ground level and the plant will continue to produce all season long. Both stalks and leaves are edible. Delicious in salads, quiche or steamed with butter. Freezes well.

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Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Mild and earthy taste

Preparation Ideas: Leaves can be used in place of spinach in salads, stir fried, or sauteed while the stalks can be creamed.

Days to Germination: 7 to 10 days

Days to Maturity: 50 to 60 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Instructions: Prepare the soil for planting. Make shallow rows 13 mm (1/2″) deep and 45 cm (18″) apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the Seedtape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again. Please Note: Seedtapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.

Suggestions: Harvest baby greens in 25 days.

Product Weight: 4.5 meters (15′) – with 100 plus seeds