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Rum punch anastasia beverly hills. Plant into trays spring and autumn. Rainbow swiss chard beta vulgaris subsp. Sow right seeds rainbow swiss chard seed for planting non gmo heirloom packet with instructions to plant a home vegetable garden great gardening gift 1 45 out of 5 stars 180 599 5. Chard generally flowers its second year during which the leaves are bitter and unpalatable.
White gold and red are the most commonswiss chard is the white stemmed variety. The stems of each varietal are different colors spanning the entire rainbow from white to purple. Rainbow chard is popular all around the world but it is a heritage line that came originally from the nelson area of new zealand. Colorful leaves respond to even cold days with vibrant color.
Research has shown that rainbow swiss chard contains flavonoids that actually lower blood sugar making it one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. Here are a few reasons i love rainbow swiss chard. Swiss chard rainbow colors high nutrition swiss chard 193 oz 2 pack live plants called bright lights this variety of swiss chard is as pretty as it is tasty. Rainbow chard kicks swiss chard up a level in both looks and flavor.
The swiss chard plant survives hard frost in my landscape. Vulgaris organic plants 4in potted plant heirloom plants gmo free plants edible plants. Chard is a spring harvest plant. All varieties of chard tend to be a little pricier than other greens.
Transplant when 6 8 cm tall to 30 cm diagonal spacing. Rainbow swiss chard moved to dome video. Those in the know are aware that rainbow chard isnt an actual varietal of chard but simply a mix of white stemmed swiss chard red chard and golden chard. Rainbow swiss chard is rich in anti oxidants and chock full of phytonutrients.
Chard has shiny green ribbed leaves with petioles that range from white to yellow to red depending on the cultivar. The plant is killed by deep freezes but can persist in mild climates. Some cultivars often marketed as rainbow chard have colourful stalks which can be red orange yellow or pale green. Rainbow chard is simply all these varieties packed together to be sold at the market.
Not to be confused as a cultivar itself rainbow chard is comprised of other colored varieties. Rainbow chard is a mix of colored varieties that is often mistaken for a variety unto itself. Rainbow swiss chard scientific name. Large leaves with a prominent flat wide mid rib grow in an upright rosette that is beautiful in a bed or container.