Swiss Chard Celebration Seeds

Swiss Chard Celebration Seeds

Beta vulgaris var. cicla

Item #0299

55 Days. The bright colors of Celebration are cause for, well, a celebration! Red, magenta, orange, pink, yellow, and white stems support glossy, dark green leaves—a beautiful ornamental for the flower garden or large containers! New selection with deeper colors and less white in the mix, but with flavors as bright as ever. Open-pollinated variety with uniform leaves and stems, a great specialty variety for the home gardener. Harvest all summer or grow for baby greens!

This packet sows up to 15 ft.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
2 seeds
every 8”

Row Spacing:
18”

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


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 75°‒90°F. Sow as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting out, 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost (protect from heavy frosts.)

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"–3" for using fresh in salads.

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