Green Chard

Beta vulgaris var vulgaris

Sprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 30 - 40 days
Plant is edible!
Grows best at: 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86°F)

  • A cup of Green Chard's fresh leaves is a perfect substitute for spinach.
  • You can start harvesting in approximately three weeks by picking off the larger outer leaves - the plant will produce more from its basal growing point.
  • Harvest gradually until the plant is about five weeks old. If you prefer harvesting the whole pod at once, we recommend doing so four weeks after planting.

Fun facts!

  • Use fresh leaves of Green Chard as spinach in any dishes.
  • Chard is an excellent source of dietary fibers, vitamins A, C, K and vitamins of the B group and minerals such as iron, magnesium, and potassium.
  • 100 g of raw leaves contains only 19 calories.
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