The Verde Da Taglio swiss chard is an Italian mid-season chard variety with dark green leaves and white stalks. The leaves are used cooked, in soups or like spinach. The leaves of this variety can be cut and grow again.
Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: Biennal
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20-25C
Germination time in days: 7 - 10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 70 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Rich and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow under cover from February to March. Alternatively direct sow outdoors from April to September. 3 to 4 seeds every 40 cm on the row, in a row 40 cm apart. When the plants have a few leaves, keep only the strongest ones. Frequent watering is required.