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Bright Lights Swiss Chard

Swiss chard rich in color, flavor and nutrition

Bright Lights Swiss Chard

Swiss chard rich in color, flavor and nutrition

  • Colorful stalks in red, pink, yellow, and orange
  • Heat-tolerant plants
  • Considered the world's most nutritious vegetable
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Product Description

Swiss chard has been called the world's most nutritious vegetable for a reason! Its benefits come from strong antioxidants that specifically promote digestion, heart and vision health. And with their beautiful, colorful stalks, how could anyone resist adding them to the garden? Each stalk varies in color, from crisp reds and pinks to golden yellows and oranges. They're crowned with gorgeous, deep green leaves. Saute them with chopped garlic, olive oil and a splash of lemon juice, bake on top of pizzas, or blend into soups. These heat-tolerant plants are easy to grow even in areas with hot summers. 55 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla 'Bright Lights'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 20 inches.
  • Spacing: 6 inches apart in rows 18 - 30 inches apart.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 18 - 20 inches.
  • Foliage: Mix of red, yellow, pink, white and orange stalks with dark green and red-green leaves.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days.
  • Soil Preference: Deep, rich, sandy well-drained soil; pH 7.0.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Form: Upright.
  • Seed Count: Approxixmately 50 seeds per packet, approxixmately 370 seeds per 1/4 oz.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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