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.

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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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