Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Bright Lights Swiss Chard

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris var cicla

Common Name: Swiss Chard

Characteristics: Shade Tolerant

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This jewel plants a rainbow of color in veggie and flower gardens!
Produces delicious, mildly flavored stems in yellow, gold, orange, pink, violet, green, white, red and even striped!
The tender bronze to dark green leaves are best harvested young for salads, or eaten like spinach or beet greens.
Performs best in full-sun locations, but will tolerate light shade.
A planting bonus…Bright Lights intermingles well with annuals.
60 days to harvest.

Grower Information:

This stunning All-America Selections-winning mix produces delicious, mildly flavored stems in yellow, gold, orange, pink, violet, green, white, red and even striped! The tender bronze to dark green leaves are best harvested young for salads, or eaten like spinach or beet greens. Performs best in full-sun locations, but will tolerate light shade.