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Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris, 'Silverado'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris, 'Silverado'

Common name: chard

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Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris, 'Silverado'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris, 'Silverado'"

Beta vulgaris 'Silverado' produces dark, deep-green, heavily savoyed leaves that exhibit an attractive sheen on smaller than average framed plant (16-18"). If you need loft and weight in your mix, use the leaves of 'Silverado' chard. Very slow to bolt providing a long harvest window. Planting depth: .5-.75 inch. Days to germination: 6-14 days. 55-60 days to maturity.

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