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Sinigang sa miso. Chard is a spring harvest plant. Large leaves with a prominent flat wide mid rib grow in an upright rosette that is beautiful in a bed or container. The plant is killed by deep freezes but can persist in mild climates. Chard generally flowers its second year during which the leaves are bitter and unpalatable.
Rainbow chard is popular all around the world but it is a heritage line that came originally from the nelson area of new zealand. When those three power players come together they pack in a lot of flavor. Rainbow swiss chard moved to dome video. 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.
Plant into trays spring and autumn. Vulgaris organic plants 4in potted plant heirloom plants gmo free plants edible plants. Rainbow chard is a mix of colored varieties that is often mistaken for a variety unto itself. Rainbow swiss chard scientific name.
Chard has shiny green ribbed leaves with petioles that range from white to yellow to red depending on the cultivar. Prick out when first two leaves appear to 25 cm diagonal spacing. 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. White gold and red are the most commonswiss chard is the white stemmed variety.
All varieties of chard tend to be a little pricier than other greens. Rainbow chard kicks swiss chard up a level in both looks and flavor. Some cultivars often marketed as rainbow chard have colourful stalks which can be red orange yellow or pale green. Colorful leaves respond to even cold days with vibrant color.
Rainbow swiss chard beta vulgaris subsp. Here are a few reasons i love rainbow swiss chard. Rainbow chard is simply all these varieties packed together to be sold at the market. 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.
The swiss chard plant survives hard frost in my landscape. Transplant when 6 8 cm tall to 30 cm diagonal spacing. Fun to take photos of to share on social media. The stems of each varietal are different colors spanning the entire rainbow from white to purple.