Chard - Beta vulgaris


  • Height: Grows to 30cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun or Semi Shade
  • Soil: Any / Alkaline
  • Flower colour: pink
  • Flowering period: From June - August

A hardy cut and come again bi - biennial plant that is often grown as an annual and a member of the beetroot family. Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and the stems are added to soups and potages.