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Name: 'Peppermint' Swiss Chard 2172
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Teaser: We think this is the prettiest Swiss chard available!
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Peppermint is in a class by itself. Bright white petioles dressed with pink stripes from bottom to top contrast brilliantly with dark green savoyed leaves. Peppermint creates a visual pop that will catch any eye and is perfect for specialty markets and home gardeners alike.  Use this bolt tolerant chard as an ornamental plant, an edible plant....or both!

  • Packet $2.49
  • 500 seeds $7.95
  • 1000 seeds $11.50

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Product Code 2172
How To Grow Chard grows best in well drained soils with a pH of 6.5-7.5. Sow seed about 1-2cm (1/2-3/4") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in rows 45 cm (18") apart starting in mid spring. When using as an edible green, sow see every two weeks until early summer to help ensure continuous supply
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool
Days to Emergence 5 to 10 days
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height Medium %2860 to 80 cm%29%2824%22 to 32%22%29
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 55
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Amaranthaceae
Latin Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla
Suggested uses. Edible green. Ornamental in gardens or containers
 
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