Silverbeet- Orange Fantasia
- Leaf vegetable
- Orange coloured stalks
- Very productive variety
Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 60cm. Light bright orange stalks, veins and midribs, shiny green crumpled leaves. Holds its colour well when cooked. Stalks are thick and tender. Very productive variety; good for baby leaves. Can also be grown as an ornamental in a mixed border or garden bed. 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|
|When:||Spring, summer and autumn (or anytime outside of frost)|
|Germination:||5-10 days @ 10-30°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Biennial|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||60 days (30 days for baby leaves)|
(Product number: G6-06)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds
|Botanical name:||Beta vulgaris|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||20 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||50|
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