Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant - Seeds & Bulbs
Either steamed, stir-fried, or young foliage eaten fresh, Swiss chard is an excellent kitchen green. With sufficient moisture, it won't bolt in summer - leaves can be harvested from late spring until first frost. Tolerates partial shade well.
This package plants one 35-foot row.
Days to Maturity: 52
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring, 2 to 4 weeks before last frost, or when soil temperatures reach 50 degrees.
When to Sow Inside: Plant directly outside.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 2"
Row Spacing: 1.5'
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 8" apart.