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Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Lucullus'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Lucullus'

Common name: Swiss chard

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Planted
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Sprite
created by:
gardengirl

Austin, Tx

at a glance

Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 7a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Lucullus'"

'Lucullus' Swiss chard plants grow 2 feet high and consist, when fully developed, of about a dozen creamy-white stalks with attractive green curled leaves. The leaves are carried on broad thick stalks about 12 inches long. Leaves may be used in salads or cooked like spinach. Days to maturity: 50. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

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