Lucullus Giant Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris cicla)

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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...
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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

 

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