Beta Vulgaris

70 SEEDS

Chard Fordhook Giant Silverbeet

Ever popular frost tolerant variety with large curled green leaves and thick white ribs.

Harvest from the outside of the plant to promote new growth and longevity. For larger harvests ensure plants are kept moist and well fertilised.

$3.60

In stock

Planting Guide

Seeds per packet

70

Sow

Direct

Depth

1cm

Plant Spacing

30cm

Row Spacing

50cm

Position

Full Sun

Height

70cm

Harvest

60 Days

Cool Climate

Sow in Aug-Feb

Temperate Climate

Sow in Jul-Mar

Hot/Arid Climate

Sow in Apr-Sep

Tropical Climate

Sow in Apr-Jul

Health & Culinary

Very nice flavour and can cut leaves as required. Steam, add to stews, soups or quiches. This highly nutritious vegetable is a rich source of sodium, potassium, magnesium iron and vitamins A, C and B6.