The stem of the Large White Ribbed Swiss Chard is wide and flattened. This heirloom chard variety is known for its tender, thick, smooth leaves. When creamed, the Large White Ribbed can even be used in place of asparagus.
the leaves are smooth and easy to wash.
Botanical name : Beta vulgaris cicla
Common name : Large White Rib Swiss Chard
Size at maturity : 12-24"
Days to maturity : 55-65
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : spring
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"
Plant spacing : 8-10"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1,200