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Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. flavescens 'Vulcan'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. flavescens 'Vulcan'

Common name: swiss chard

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Swiss Chard: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. flavescens 'Vulcan'

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Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 8a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

winter interest, fall interest, edible

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

'Vulcan' swiss chard, boasts brightly colored stalks offset by large green leaves. It can be used ornamentally in the garden or eaten as a vegetable. This Swiss beauty is the deepest red colored varieties. Maturity in 60 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Switzerland

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