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Chard 'Verde de Taglio'  

Beta vulgaris var. cicla

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Verde de Taglio is part of the Beet genus and is a Chard variety. Its scientific name is Beta vulgaris var. cicla 'Verde de Taglio'. 'Verde de Taglio' is considered a heirloom cultivar. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Forest green (web) colour.

Very thin stems support large leaves of unusual substance. Chard Verde de Taglio is a sweet and tender variety; and, although in the same family as spinach, is very heat tolerant and can be used for cut and come again in the summer months. It is an excellent substitute for spinach. It is also very handsome and can be used in the flower garden.1

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Verde de Taglio is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet).

Italy is believed to be where Verde de Taglio originates from.

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Verde de Taglio Chard is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Verde de Taglio have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Verde de Taglio

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Verde de Taglio is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Verde de Taglio are Zone 5 and Zone 11. Verde de Taglio requires a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Verde de Taglio from seed

Try 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.

Transplanting Verde de Taglio

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Verde de Taglio is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Verde de Taglio

Verde de Taglio Patent Information

Non-patented (Baker Creek carries only non-patented seeds2)

Misspellings of Chard 'Verde de Taglio'

Verde da Taglio

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