Swiss Chard, Fordhook Giant #5014 CO2
A staple for delicious fresh greens since the 1920s, this mammoth strain easily reaches a full 2 feet tall. Heavily puckered, fleshy leaves emerge with mint green stalks and quickly mature to a pure ivory color. The stalks and leaves are loaded with nutrition and fiber. This all-season selection is a dependable all-season producer.
150+ seeds/pktSow seeds outdoors in early spring when soil temperature is at least 50 ̊F. Plant seeds 4" apart and 1⁄2" deep in rows 20-24" apart; thin to 12" apart. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Prefers full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. (55 - 60 days).