The Charlotte chard produces beautiful blistered, green to bronze leaves when mature while the chards are bright red. This variety resists bolting and brings beautiful colors to the vegetable garden and to your plate. Swiss chard can be cooked just like spinach.
Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: Biennal
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20 to 22C
Germination time in days: 10-20 days
Indicative Days to maturity: Pick as needed
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Fertile and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow under cover from February to March. Sow
outdoors from April to September. 3 to 4 seeds every 40 cm, in rows 40 cm apart. Thin to the strongest ones.