The most well-known variety of Swiss Chard is 'Lucullus.' It has heavily crumpled leaves with wide, broad white ribs that are about twenty inches long. It can withstand hot weather and will continue to grow until the first frost. Plant that produces a lot of fruit and has a nice flavour.
Throughout the summer and fall, Giant Lucullus Swiss Chard produces broad, thick, white 20-26” tall stalks with crinkly, green, deeply savoyed leaves. Long-lasting and resistant to bolts. Cook in the same manner as spinach.
Botanical name : Beta vulgaris cicla
Common name : Lucullus Giant Swiss Chard
Size at maturity : 10-12"
Days to maturity : 55-65
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Summer,fall
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"
Plant spacing : 8-10"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1,000