Silverbeet- Large White Ribbed

Beta vulgaris

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Silverbeet- Large White Ribbed

Beta vulgaris

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Large flat leaves
  • High yielding

Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 60cm. High yielding variety with large, flat, dark green leaves and white ribbed stems. Silver beet is also known as "Swiss Chard" and is often confused with "Spinach".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring, summer and autumn (or anytime outside of frost)
Germination: 5-10 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 58-70 days
*Notes: 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: D1-01)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds

SKU D1-01
Shipping Weight 0.0009kg
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 50
Photo credits:

Photo by Robin J


By: on 22 March 2016
Good viable seeds, Plenty of greens for our table...chooks get to eat their greens too.

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