Chard, Swiss Rainbow

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Rainbow Swiss Chard, Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris, Organic Plants, 4in Potted Plant, Heirloom Plants, GMO Free Plants, Edible Plants

4in Potted Plant

Name: Rainbow Swiss Chard
Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Family: Amaranthaceae

 

Not to be confused as a cultivar itself, rainbow chard is comprised of other colored varieties resulting in an array of colorful delicious greens. Fresh young chard may be used raw in salads as more mature plants become slightly bitter such as spinach; the bitterness fades with cooking, leaving a refined flavor which is more delicate than that of other greens. Chard is a biennial usually sown between June and October, depending on when you wish to harvest. Harvesting can be a continuous processes some plants producing several crops.

 

Recommended Uses: Culinary
Height: 1-3 ft
Hardiness: zones: USDA 3-9
Maturity: 30-40 Days

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