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Beet Cardinal

NZ $3.95

Description

Improved Red Swiss Chard. Deep crimson stalks and veins with contrasting glossy dark green heavily savoyed leaves. Harvest as a colourful baby leaf at 30 days or cook mature stalks like asparagus and leaves like spinach for a unique flavour. Highly ornamental as a garden plant with good disease resistance.

Matures 55 days from direct sowing.

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Beta vulgaris

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
15-25 10-15 30cm-icon 30cm Hardy 1.2.3 100 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Leaf crop-icon Leaf crop

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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