Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook

Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $8.39
1/4 Pound $20.99 38% Savings
1 Pound $52.49 ($3.28/ounce) 61% Savings
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  • Resilient enough to grow in any climate
  • White Stemmed Leafy Green
  • Works in any climate
  • Adaptable to Sun or Shade
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 8 to 10 inches
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright

Flavor Profile Slightly Bitter; Earthy
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook

Beta vulgaris

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

If you're a "chard head" like us, you're in select company, as Swiss Chard is not commonly available these days. No matter - enjoy Fordhook Swiss Chard steamed or boiled with a touch of butter. The Fordhook Swiss Chard is a versatile and resilient variety that can be grown successfully in just about any climate. White stems, with dark green leaves. A good performer in any garden.

Planting Information

Planting Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 30 to 60 days
View our Swiss Chard Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 120
1 Ounce 1,700
1/4 Pound 6,800
1 Pound 27,200

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