Germinates easily and can be sown direct. Thin to alow the plants room to grow. Sow again in three or four weeks time to give a succession of stemsTry to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.
Pretty enough to be grown in the flower garden.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Chard is a very hardy plant.
Pull young leaves and stems, but hardy and is left in the ground through the winter
Seed viability is four years.
These estimates for how long Chard takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 9 days | Min 1 days | Max 27 days (489)
Average 28 days | Min 1 days | Max 78 days (101)
Average 82 days | Min 6 days | Max 239 days (233)
Swiss Chard, Perpetual Spinach, Silver beet, Mangold, Leaf beet, Silverbeet
Misspellings: silverbeat, Spinach, Bettes suisses