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Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescensLeaf Beet, Spinach Beet

Just £7.99

Hardy Biennial
What is Hardy Biennial?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle in two years, growing in
the first year and reproducing and dying in the second. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
10 Swiss chard plug plants £7.99 Out of Stock
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Liven up your vegetable plot with a vibrant crop of Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'. This colourful vegetable produces a rainbow of brightly coloured stems that are topped with large leaves of green or bronze. This delicious RHS AGM variety has a mild flavour and is packed with healthy nutrients. Supplied as plug plants. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

Kitchen Garden, Patio

Hardy

sun or semi shade

50cm (20in)

40cm (16in)

10 Swiss Chard Plug Plants (KB2063)

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Swiss chard is easy to grow and requires little aftercare. Water when necessary and hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing. Leaf beet will also appreciate an application of a high nitrogen fertiliser during the growing season. Leaf beet can be harvested from July by picking a few leaves at a time, snapping them off near the base of the plant. Alternatively, cut the entire plant back to 2.5cm (1") above ground level and new leaves will shoot from the base. Harvest leaf beet when it is required as the leaves do not store for long, unless they are frozen. Culinary note: Leaf beet can be frozen.
Pot up plugs and grow them on in a frost free position until all risk of frost has passed and plants are large enough to be planted outdoors. Grow leaf beet in firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in sun or semi shade. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Plant leaf beet at a distance of 30cm (12") apart, and water thoroughly after planting. Cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects.

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