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SWISS CHARD, Fordhook Giant - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

SWISS CHARD, Fordhook Giant

Heirloom Chard Seeds

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$ 0.99
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$ 0.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 37 seeds )

'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris 'Fordhook Giant'): A Giant in Flavor and Nutrition

Experience the robust flavor and nutritional excellence of 'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris 'Fordhook Giant') in your garden. This versatile and hearty green is known for its large, tender leaves and a spectrum of vibrant colors. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of 'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard for a bountiful harvest that adds both visual appeal and nutritional richness to your culinary creations.

Key Features:

  • Large, Tender Leaves: 'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard lives up to its name with large, tender leaves that are perfect for harvesting throughout the growing season. The ample foliage provides an abundant supply for cooking and adding a nutritional boost to your meals.
  • Vibrant Color Palette: Enjoy the visual feast of colors with 'Fordhook Giant.' The leaves come in a variety of hues, including deep green, bright yellow, and rich red stems. This adds both visual appeal and a touch of elegance to your garden and dishes.
  • Rich in Nutrients: Swiss Chard is renowned for its nutritional content, and 'Fordhook Giant' is no exception. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, this leafy green is a powerhouse of nutrition, making it a valuable addition to a healthy diet.
  • Versatile Culinary Uses: 'Fordhook Giant' is versatile in the kitchen. Use it in salads, sautés, stir-fries, or as a substitute for spinach in various recipes. The mild and slightly earthy flavor complements a wide range of dishes.
  • Continuous Harvest: Enjoy a continuous harvest throughout the growing season. 'Fordhook Giant' is known for its ability to produce leaves over an extended period, providing you with a fresh supply for your kitchen.
  • Adaptable to Various Climates: 'Fordhook Giant' is adaptable to various climates, making it a reliable choice for home gardeners. Whether you have a cool spring or a warm summer, this Swiss Chard variety is sure to thrive.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the giant flavor and nutrition of 'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Swiss Chard prefers soil rich in organic matter. Add compost to improve soil fertility and structure, providing the necessary nutrients for vigorous growth.
  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade. Plant 'Fordhook Giant' in a location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight per day for optimal growth and leaf production.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist. Swiss Chard benefits from regular watering, especially during dry periods, to ensure continuous leaf production and prevent the soil from drying out.
  • Spacing: Follow recommended spacing guidelines to provide each plant with ample room to grow. Proper spacing promotes good air circulation and prevents overcrowding.

Experience the joy of growing and savoring the giant flavor and nutrition of 'Fordhook Giant' Swiss Chard in your garden. Order your seeds today and elevate your culinary creations with the robust taste and vibrant colors of this exceptional leafy green.

Fordhook Giant Chard Planting Information

Days to Maturity: 55
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
2200 35000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
D3086 2023-12-31 90%