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Swiss Chard Seeds - Lucullus HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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  • Leafy Green, Yellowish Stalks up to 20 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. Yellowish stems, with light green, crumpled leaves.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Swiss Chard Seeds - Lucullus
    Botanical Name:Beta vulgaris
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Cool Season
    Plant Type:Leafstalk Vegetable
    Features:Heirloom, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Good for Microgreens
    Fruit Size:15-20" stalks
    Days to Maturity:30-60 Days
    Plant Spacing:12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/2 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • 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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