Chard – Five colours (Organic)

£2.90£4.20

A beautiful chard mix of red, pink, orange, yellow and white stalks with contrasting green and maroon leaves. Harvested as baby leaf in less than 6 weeks. Both the tender leaves and stalks are easy to fry, steam, blanch or add to an omelette. This variety of chard is less hardy and doesn’t handle frost as well, so best not relied on as your only winter green.
(Approximate seed count – 130)

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When to sow: Feb – Aug

Spacing: 25 x 25cm

Chard tips: Direct sow in shallow drills of 1.5cm depth. When plants are 15cm high, thin to appropriate spacing.

Early sowings can be made in modules starting in February and then transplanted outside 4-5 weeks later to crop May onwards. Sowing after midsummer will provide you with leaves from autumn until the following spring.