Swiss Chard Fantasia Orange - Ontario Seed Company
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Beta vulgaris cicla
Vivid golden orange stalks with thick, crisp, dark green leaves with orange veining. The leaves possess the typical pleasing chard flavour and as they hold their colour very well, they make a colourful addition to any dish! Fantasia is slower growing than most of the chard group and has good bolting tolerance.
|Sow - Direct Outdoors, Spring||Days to Harvest - 65|
|Location - Full sun||Emergence - 7 to 10 days|
|Difficulty - Easy||Lifecycle - Annual|
|Approx. 50 seeds per packet||Frost hardy bushy crop|
How to Grow:
For continuous supply, sow seeds in a sunny site every 2 weeks from mid-Spring to early Summer. Grows best in well drained soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7.5. Sow seeds about 1-2cm (1/2-3/4in) deep and 2.5cm (1in) apart in rows 45cm (18in) apart.