Rhubarb Chard replaces spinach during the hot summer months and is as easy to grow as beets. The leaves are usually cooked like spinach. The midribs are excellent creamed or as a substitute for asparagus.
Rich in vitamins A and B. make cuttings of the leaves about 1 inch above the ground and new leaves form allowing continuous harvest through the season until frost.
Planting time - early spring to late summer
Matures in - 50 days
Germinates in - 7-14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 18 inches
Seed spacing - 1 inch
Thinning - when plants are 3-4 inches tall, thin to 8-10 inches apart
Net weight 1 G (Estimated 35 seeds)
Bulk Swiss Chard seed available.
1600 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row.
10 lbs of Swiss Chard seed needed per acre.