Chard White Silver 2 (Organic)
Chard White Silver 2 (Organic). A classic Swiss Chard with thick white stems and glossy, rich green leaves. With an RHS Award of Garden Merit, this robust leaf beet is a versatile addition to the vegetable plot or even the flower border. Baby leaves can be used in salads while the juicy, mature stems can be chopped and steamed, or used to add a sweet crunch to stir fries. Mature leaves can be used as a delicious spinach substitute. Sow Swiss Chard ‘White Silver’ up until August for cropping into the New Year.
Height: 50cm (20″). Spread: 40cm (16″).
March – August
June – December
How to sow
Direct sow seed outdoors from March to August. Grow Swiss Chard in a well prepared, moist, fertile seedbed in full sun or partial shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (½”) in drills 30cm (12″) apart. Thin seedlings to 7cm (3″) apart for ‘baby leaves’ which will be ready to harvest approximately 50 days from sowing. For larger chards/leaves thin to 15cm (6″) apart, or 23cm (9″) for mature plants.
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