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Chard

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Chard

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Chard

Beta vulgaris
Chenopodiaceae

Temperature

  • Germination: 18-22°C
  • Growth: 22-26°C

Light

  • 12 to 14 hours per day are recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.

Soil

  • Chard has no specific soil needs.
  • For chard we recommend this soil mix.

Time Of Growth

  • Expect about 50 to 70 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.
  • Leaves can be collected by cutting with a knife at two fingers from the ground. New leaves will grow back quickly.

HOW TO START

  • Chard can be sown directly into pots. Scatter the seeds and cover with a thin layer of soil. Water gently.
  • Thin to 5 mm.

WATERING & CARE

  • The soil must be constantly moist to prevent the leaves from yellowing.

How To Use

  • The leaves can be eaten boiled, chopped and put into soup, or quickly sautéed. Young leaves can also be eaten raw in salads or sandwiches.

Nutritional Values

for 100 g of product
Potassium: 646 mg
Phosphorus: 100 mg
Calcium: 52 mg
Sodium: 319 mg
Iron: 2.71 mg
Vitamin C: 0.7 mg
Beta vulgaris
Chenopodiaceae

Temperature

  • Germination: 18-22°C
  • Growth: 22-26°C

Light

  • 12 to 14 hours per day are recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.

Soil

  • Chard has no specific soil needs.
  • For chard we recommend this soil mix.

Time Of Growth

  • Expect about 50 to 70 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.
  • Leaves can be collected by cutting with a knife at two fingers from the ground. New leaves will grow back quickly.

HOW TO START

  • Chard can be sown directly into pots. Scatter the seeds and cover with a thin layer of soil. Water gently.
  • Thin to 5 mm.

WATERING & CARE

  • The soil must be constantly moist to prevent the leaves from yellowing.

How To Use

  • The leaves can be eaten boiled, chopped and put into soup, or quickly sautéed. Young leaves can also be eaten raw in salads or sandwiches.

Nutritional Values

for 100 g of product
Potassium: 646 mg
Phosphorus: 100 mg
Calcium: 52 mg
Sodium: 319 mg
Iron: 2.71 mg
Vitamin C: 0.7 mg