Seed Freaks - Rainbow Chard - Bright Lights
Silverbeet / Chards
Seed Freaks – Rainbow Chard – Bright Lights
SILVERBEET: RAINBOW CHARD – BRIGHT LIGHTS
The stems of this silverbeet are brightly coloured with oranges, yellows, peaches, and reds.
Sweet and tender.
It doesn’t travel well which is why you will rarely see it in supermarkets.
Great in soups, salads, casseroles, and pies.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP – MAY
Temperate: SEP – JUN
Sub – Tropical: YEAR- ROUND
Tropical: MAR – OCT
Arid: MAR – NOV
PH 6 – 6.8
Moderate, well-drained soil
Direct sow or seedling tray 10mm-20mm deep and keep moist.
Plant or thin to 20-40cm apart.
To harvest; cut each stem. The plant will continue to produce over a long period.
Cold, but not frost hardy.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 150 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN