Growing Calendar for Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook Giant
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Swiss Chard 'Fordhook' is a heavily savoyed dark green leaf blades cook quickly to a tasty soft spinach.
White stems should be cooked separately like celery or stir-fried to add a crunchy bite.
Dark green leaf blades, can be cooked like spinach.
Sow Outdoors: April-August thinly, direct into the required harvest position, ½in (1.25cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart. Keep soil moist at all times.
Grow On: If necessary thin seedlings to 6in (15cm) apart.
Harvest: January-December leaf blades cook like spinach, and stalks like celery.
Use thinnings as salad leaf. Use fleece to protect crop from frost or cold wind.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Waiting for germination ***
good germination, sturdy plants
Good germination stands well here in Essex
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