Silverbeet- Rainbow Chard

Beta vulgaris

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Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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Silverbeet- Rainbow Chard

Beta vulgaris


  • Leaf vegetable
  • Mix of yellow, white, pink and red
  • Very attractive


Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 60cm. Stems in a mix of colours including golden yellow, light pink, white and crimson red. Very attractive. 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: D1-15)
Seeds per gram: 55 seeds


SKU D1-15
Shipping Weight 0.0008kg
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 55

Silverbeet- Rainbow Chard

6 June 2020
Good germination and great taste both cooked and raw.
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