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Organic Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant (1g)
Organic Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant Seeds (1g) - Heirloom


 
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Organic Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant (1g) Description:
Patriot Seeds are certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), of US origin and friendly to most growing regions. Our open-pollinated Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard heirloom seeds produce a crop of delicious thick, dark greens that can be grown, harvested and replanted as needed. Packaged and stored in re-sealable triple-layered military-grade Mylar packages for a shelf life of 5+ years. These seeds are heirloom and non-GMO.

Organic Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant Planting Instructions:
Plant Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard seeds indoors five to six weeks before the last frost to transplant. Directly sow Swiss Chard seeds 1" deep, 4" apart in rows 18-24" apart, two to three weeks before the last expected frost date. Reduce water and fertilizer to harden off plants. When 3-4" high thin seedlings to 6-12" spacing. Mulch plants to retain moisture and suppress weeds. To get "bright light" colors start seeding earlier indoors.

Organic Swiss Chard: Fordhook Giant Harvesting Instructions:
Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard is ready to harvest when plants are 6-8" tall. Cut off the outer leaves 1½" above the ground with a sharp knife. Harvest outer leaves for continual production. If you harvest the whole plant, cut it back to about 3" above the soil and it will grow back. Leaves more than 10" in length may have an "earthy" taste.

Did You Know This About Fordhook Giant Organic Swiss Chard?
Ancient Greeks and Romans honored Chard for its medicinal properties. Chard got its' common name from another Mediterranean vegetable, cardoon, a celery-like plant with thick stalks that resemble those of chard. The French got the two confused and called them both "carde".

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Excellent seeds July 9, 2017
Reviewer: eduwigez ruiz from chicago, IL United States  
Seeds were great. They sprouted with out problem

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Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard March 16, 2017
Reviewer: James Osborne from Porthill, ID United States  
Looking forward to getting these planted and enjoying. They come in a package and they are well liked.

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Swiss chard seeds September 1, 2016
Reviewer: Lawrence Wright from Lufkin, TX United States  
Excellent delivery time. Planted about a week ago. They are already up. It may be a little warm for planting Swiss chard, but thought I'd give it a shot anyhow. I canal ways get some more from you. Thanks

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Excellent quantity! April 13, 2016
Reviewer: Toni Potterf from camano island, WA United States  
The prices are by far the best and a lot more of the seeds.

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Very good March 22, 2016
Reviewer: Karen Dodge from Rockaway, NJ United States  
The package arrived in good condition the seeds are package extremely nice and are marked very clearly.
Would definitely recommend this product. I have not planted yet but I expect all to go well.

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