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Bright Lights Swiss Chard

  • Bright Lights Swiss chard is a beautiful and colorful variety of chard that is popular among gardeners and chefs alike. The plant produces large, glossy green leaves with brightly colored stems in shades of red, pink, yellow, and orange.


    Days to Maturity: 55 (baby leaves) - 75 (mature leaves)

    Seeds per pack: 30

    • Choose a location: Swiss chard prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Choose a location in your garden that gets at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight per day.

    • Prepare the soil: Before planting, amend the soil with compost or aged manure to improve soil fertility and drainage. Swiss chard plants prefer soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.

    • Plant seeds: Swiss chard can be grown from seeds, which can be planted directly in the garden bed in the early spring or fall. When planting, space the seeds or seedlings 12-18 inches apart and 1/2 inch deep.

    • Provide proper care: Swiss chard plants require consistent moisture, so keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer every 2-3 weeks, following the manufacturer's instructions. Mulch around the plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds. Monitor the plants for pests and disease, and take appropriate action if necessary.

    • Harvest the leaves: Swiss chard leaves can be harvested when they are young and tender, usually 55-65 days after planting. Use scissors or a knife to cut the leaves off the plant at the base of the stem. The leaves can be used fresh in salads, sautéed or steamed as a side dish, or added to soups and stews.

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