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Swiss Chard Seeds - Lucullus 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%
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  • Leafy Green, Stalks up to 24 Inches
  • 55-60 Days to Harvest
  • Adaptable to Sun or Shade

Product Description

Heirloom "Lucullus" Swiss Chard Seeds

The Lucullus Swiss Chard is an excellent source of Vitamins A & C, and will add delicious taste to just about any dish. Use Lucullus Swiss Chard in salads or stir-fries – or simply steamed with other veggies.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Lucullus Swiss Chard
    Botanical Name:Beta vulgaris "Lucullus"
    Type:Heirloom
    Size at Maturity:Up to 24"
    Days to Maturity:50-60 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
    Ships:Year-round
    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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