Lucullus Swiss Chard Seeds
1/2 Gram Packet: approx seed count=225
The Lucullus Swiss Chard is a delicious chard with celery-like stalks. They grow to about 28" tall. The leaves and stalks have a great mild flavor. the Lucullus is a great chard for any use.
- Beta vulgaris ssp. cicla
- 93% Germination rate
- 50 days from plant until harvest
- 99% Pure
- Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Plant Lucullus chard very early in the spring in a sunny location as soon as the ground may be cultivated and enriched with organic material. Press soil firmly over seeds. Swiss Chard grows well in containers.
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Care: Keep chard free of weeds and water regularly to keep soil moist.
Harvesting: Cut leaves (plant top) off about 3-5" above the base when chard has grown. Plant will regrow leaves for repeat harvests.
Nutritional Value: A good source of Calcium, Iron & Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C, & Niacin.
Collecting Seed: Biennial plant that produce a seed stalk the second year. When seeds have matured and dried on the seed stalk, separate chaff with your fingers, then collect and dry seed. Store Lucullus chard seeds in a cool, dry area.