Swiss Chard Bright Lights Seeds

Swiss Chard Bright Lights Seeds

Beta vulgaris (Cicla group)

Item #0113

52 days. Light up your garden and patio containers with the dazzling colors of this edible leaf that doubles as an ornamental. Stem colors include gold, orange, pink, yellow, crimson and lavender! Bright Lights tolerates some shade, and won’t get bitter in hot weather. A long season vegetable, chard will supply you with tasty greens through fall frosts.

This packet sows one 10-foot row.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
2-3 seeds
every 6”-8”

Row Spacing:
18”

Thinning:
When 1/2” tall
thin to 1
every 6”-8”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. Sow as late as 2 months before first fall frost. In USDA zones 6 or warmer, also sow in late summer for fall/winter crop.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: Pick the outer leaves as needed when plant is at least 10" tall, and let more leaves grow from the middle of the plant; or, if desired, harvest the whole plant 2" above ground, and it will regrow. Pick very young leaves, 2" - 3" to use fresh in salads.

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