Five Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard Seeds


This packet sows up to 30 feet.
Availability: In Stock
This bright color mix provides shades of red, yellow, pink, orange, and white stems topped with green or dark maroon leaves, often with contrasting deep red veins. Not only colorful, the stems and leaves provide delicious flavor packed with nutrition. A welcome addition to vegetable gardens, flower beds, and containers.
$2.69 1.5 grams

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris

Days to Maturity: 50–60 days

Family: Amaranthaceae

Native: Mediterranean region, Europe

Hardiness: Biennial; fairly cold tolerant. Will overwinter in mild climates and withstand light to moderate freezes.

Plant Dimensions: Up to 20" tall

Variety Information: Tall, wide, fan-like, savoyed (crinkled) green leaves, and a thick, crunchy stalk that can be white, red, orange, or other colors depending on the variety. The petioles (leafstalks) can be yellow, gold, orange, pink, crimson, or white, sometimes streaked with color.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40#176;F, ideally 75°–90°F. Sow as late as 2 months before first fall frost. Mild Climates: Sow in fall.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting out, 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date (protect from heavy freezes).

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 2 seeds every 8"

Row Spacing: 18"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 8"

Harvesting: Pick up to 1/3 of the outer leaves as needed, and let more leaves grow from the center of the plant; or, if desired, harvest the whole plant 2" above ground, and it will grow back. Pick very young leaves, at 2"-4" for using fresh in salads.

Pickled Red Beets
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Five Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard Seeds Reviews

3 reviews
Beautiful and Reliable
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Hands down my favorite. These seeds are so reliable and grow the most beautiful chard. Delicious and prolific. I put it in anything I can.
Brooke Acosta

Rainbow Chard did not germinate
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Feb 4, 2020
Was very disappointed that these seeds did not germinate.
Karen Weaver
Owner Response: Dear Karen, We are sorry you experienced poor germination with these seeds. We do guarantee our seeds and have vegetable seeds' germination tested several times a year to ensure quality. A customer service agent will be with you shortly to see how we can help.

Exceeded Expectations
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Mar 29, 2020
Started these seeds on March 23, by the 26th I had seedlings. I planted three seeds in each little slot on the tray (what are those called?) and now I'm almost regretting it because they germinated really well and I'm going to have to thin really healthy plants. Basically, these seeds exceeded my expectations. Would recommend.
Alexina Noelle Lockie
Owner Response: Hi Alexina, Beets seeds, like spinach seeds, are actually fruit capsules that container many seeds, which can often mean more thinning than you think. Glad you will have plenty of chard! P.S. I am guessing what you are asking about slotted trays is what people commonly call "cell packs".

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