(50-60) An old-time, open-pollinated, heirloom spinach dating back to the 19th century. Dark green, glossy, crinkly leaves stand up well to summer heat and are exceptionally tender and tasty. Buttery sweet and never bitter. Can also over-winter for spring eating. Heavy yielding, time-tested variety.
150+ seeds per packet
Sow 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).