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Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook Giant

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2878
  • Pack Contents: 500x Swiss Chard Seeds

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.


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Will flower well in full sun

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Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook Giant 1020-2878

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.



Excellent germination and sturdy plants.


Popped them in and each one produced a beautiful lush plant. I had such successful germination I've had to share them with friends and fellow gardeners.


kept us in greens throughout the winter

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Harvest Chart for Chard Seeds

Product Rating J F M A M J J A S O N D
Swiss Chard Seeds - Fordhook Giant 4.5
Swiss Chard Seeds - Bright Lights 4.5
Superfood Seed Collection 10x1 0

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