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CHARD Fordhook Giant

$3.50

Beta vulgaris

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: 40

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Tremendously popular in Europe and Australia. This tasty versatile and easily grown vegetable will provide a continuous crop over a long period. Cook the stalks and eat as celery the leaves are cooked like spinach. Grow in full sun in a rich, well-drained soil.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.


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