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Swiss Chard, Burpee's Fordhook Giant

Dark green, thick, tender leaves. Heavy yield even in hot weather.
This is the classic Burpee-bred chard, with dark green, thick, tender leaves and heavy yields even in hot weather. Easy to grow; eat it like spinach or beet greens. Pick from late spring till winter. 100 seeds sows 20' of row. Grows best in full sun, tolerates partial shade.

Product Details

Sun: Full Sun 

Spread: 8  inches

Height: 12-16  inches

Thinning: 12 inches 

Days to Maturity: 60  days

Sowing Method: Direct Sow 

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61952A
1 Pkt.
(245 seeds)
$3.95
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