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Swiss Chard Seeds - Perpetual Spinach HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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Packet $2.95
1 Ounce Package $7.50
1/4 Pound Package $15.95 47%
1 Pound Sack $31.95 73%
5 Pound Sack $121.95 ($24.39/Lb.) 80% Sold Out
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  • Leafy Green; 8-10 Inches stalks
  • 50 Days to Harvest
  • Adaptable to Sun or Shade

Product Description

Very similar in taste to Spinach, this variety of Swiss Chard will produce over and over - up to 3 cutting off of each crop, yielding from late spring through fall if planted early. Delicious, "Perpetual Spinach" Swiss Chard is much slower to bolt during hot weather than true spinach.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Perpetual Spinach Swiss Chard
    Botanical Name:Beta vulgaris "Perpetual Spinach"
    Size at Maturity:8" - 10" Stalks
    Days to Maturity:50 Days
    Light Requirement:Sun / Partial Shade
    Planting Time:Cool Season
    Sowing Method:Direct or Indoor Sow
    Planting Depth:1/2"
    Plant Spacing:8"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/2 tbsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

    • Starting Indoors – sow seeds indoors in the early Spring, 4 – 6 weeks prior to the last heavy frost of the season has passed. Sow seeds ½" deep, 2 seeds every 2", thin to 4" -6” apart.
    • Starting Outdoors – directly sow seeds 2 – 3 weeks before the last spring frost date. For a fall harvest, plant Chard seeds about 40 days before the first fall frost date.

    How to Plant:

    • Sow in well-draining, rich, light soil, in full sun.
    • Prepare your planting area by turning over soil under to a depth of 8 inches. Level with a rake to remove any clumps of grass or debris.
    • Sow about 6 inches apart and cover with ½ inch fine soil.
    • Compress seeds lightly into the soil and keep area evenly moist. Keep the soil moist but not saturated.
    • Seedlings emerge in about 7-14 days.
    • Once seedlings are 2 – 4 inches tall, thin them out so that they are 12 inches apart.

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Product Reviews

Global Rating: 5.00 from 3 reviews
Swiss Chard Seeds - Perpetual Spinach 5.0

Review By Sal Spano

Swiss Chard Seeds

Good Service, good product

Swiss Chard Seeds - Perpetual Spinach 5.0

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This variety grows like chard but looks a bit more like spinach. It tastes more like chard but generally not as strong a flavor. There is only a hint of spinach flavor. The leaves are more leathery than spinach when raw. Cooks faster than chard. Pest free except for slugs, but the slugs like the chard I grow better. Very reliable and productive all season.

Swiss Chard Seeds - Perpetual Spinach 5.0

Review By Colleen Kelly Alexander


We bought these seeds in April and planted them in Grow Boxes. This is by far the most delicious chard/spinach that we have ever eaten. We eat the greens daily raw and cooked. In just a month the greens were tall enough to eat and they keep producing. We love it so much were buying more so we can plant in our green house throughout the fall and into the winter. We love kale, chard, and even broccoli greens.. however these take the lead!

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