Silverbeet- Fordhook Giant
- Leaf vegetable
- Large green curled leaves
Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 70cm. A very popular home garden variety. Large tender green curled leaves with white ribs and stalks. Excellent flavour. Frost tolerant. Silver beet is also known as "Swiss Chard" and is often confused with "Spinach".
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring, summer and autumn (anytime outside of frost or excessive heat)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||70 days|
|Care:||Keep well watered. Cut leaves and stalks as required. Remove any flower stems as soon as they appear. Is susceptible to downy mildew and leaf spot.|
(Product number: E1-17_P)
Seeds per gram: 55 seeds
|Botanical name:||Beta vulgaris|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||20 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||55|
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