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Rainbow Swiss Chard

Rainbow Swiss Chard

All chard varieties are descendants of the sea beet, a wild seashore plant found growing along the coasts of Europe and North Africa. Rainbow Swiss chard cultivation was first mentioned in 1636, but commercial availability wasn't available until the 19th century. The Vilmorin Seed Catalog listed Rainbow Swiss Chard to the public for the first time in 1888. 

 

Rainbow Swiss Chard is a tasty, cut-and-come-again variety suitable for harvesting as baby leaves or when fully matured. Eat raw or sauteed like spinach.

 

Known for its strong disease tolerance and resistance to bolting, this heirloom has been around since 1857. Swiss Chard is nutrient-rich, containing vitamins A, K, and C,  as well as minerals, fiber, and protein.

 

Receiver of the RHS Award of Garden Merit, Peppermint Swiss Chard.

 

Plant Swiss Chard with tomatoes, beans, and peas. Beans also contribute to soil fertility as an added bonus for chard. Interplant with calendula, borage, marigolds, basil, onions, sage, thyme, and cilantro for natural pest deterrents. Looks lovely planted among flowering herbs and wildflowers, too.

 

Starter will be in a 4" reusable nursery pot.

  • Pick Up Info

    Shipping is not available for live plants.

    We will keep your plants thriving until right before it's time for you to plant them in your garden.  Orders will be ready to pick up at our farm in Greenwood Springs, Mississippi, March-May. 

    Orders over $200 can be scheduled for free, front-door delivery to Monroe County, MS. customers.  We'll also have a few delivery drops in North Columbus and Tupelo and are happy to meet customers with any order size at our drop locations.

$4.00Price
Ready to pick up in March - May
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