Lucullus swiss chard is a variety that is ideal for autumn and winter sowing. This swiss chard variety produces white stalks with light green foliage. It is very versatile in the kitchen as it can be used in a gratin, cooked in butter and cream, or stuffed with rice and herb and braised in vegetable and lemon stock.
Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: Biennal
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20-25C
Germination time in days: 7 -10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: Pick as needed
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Rich and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sowing under cover: February to March, outdoors: April to September. It is important to ensure regular watering.
Harvest: The harvest is done from November and lasts until spring.