Fordhook Swiss Chard Beta vulgaris Fordhook

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Beta vulgaris Fordhook

Family:

Chenopodiaceae

Genus:

Beta

Species:

vulgaris

Cultivar:

Fordhook

Common Name:

Fordhook Swiss Chard

Seeds Per Pound:
15,764
Quantity:
2.67 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
67
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
12 inches
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 2.67 lb
Prices
  • Beta vulgaris cicla Fordhook

Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: spring sowing is prefered.
In a Nutshell:
* Fordhook is a well known and very popular variety of Swiss Chard. It is cold hardy as well as tolerant of heat.
* The large stalks are topped by deep green leaves. Excellent for use in salads or steamed.