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The Lucullus Swiss Chard seed variety produces large green leaves and white stems. This variety is one of the best for gardeners looking for a swiss chard that is delicious and flavorful, as white swiss chard tends to have the best texture and taste. These stems are strong and crunchy, with luscious leaves, both excellent steamed or used in salads. The taste of the leaves is quite like that of spinach, with bitter undertones. This crop can grow in zones 6 and up, and the leaves can be harvested after fifty days. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Lucullus Swiss Chard Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e beta vulgaris subsp vulgaris\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 50 days\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6+\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ¼”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich soil with a pH level of 6 to 6.4\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full or Partial Sun\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to Slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Green with white stems\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Bitter, similar to spinach\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e \n\u003cbr\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eGrowing Directions:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e Lucullus Swiss Chard seeds should be sown in soil that is rich, but loose, with a pH between 6 and 6.4. The best and most simple way to achieve this is to mix compost and sand into the soil. Sow the seeds about ¼” of an inch deep in the soil, keeping rows around 18” apart and plants 18-24” apart. The soil should be kept moist throughout their growth, and they should be planted in an area that has full sun. After 50 days, you can start to harvest the stems. They can be taken off of the plant, or the plant can be cut at the base, 1” above the soil surface. This will allow for healthy regrowth throughout the summer season.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eFacts:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e Deliciously bitter and fresh in taste, these leaves are a member of the beet family, but taste more like spinach. Steam them or use them in a salad. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 1,100 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 4,450 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 17,480 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 88,400 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n"}
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50 days. The Lucullus Swiss Chard seed variety produces large green leaves and white stems. This variety is one of the best for gardeners looking for a swiss chard that is delicious and flavorful, as white swiss chard tends to have the best texture and taste. These stems are strong and crunchy, with luscious leaves, both excellent steamed or used in salads. The taste of the leaves is quite like that of spinach, with bitter undertones. This crop can grow in zones 6 and up, and the leaves can be harvested after fifty days.

Growing Lucullus Swiss Chard Vegetable Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: beta vulgaris subsp vulgaris
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 50 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 6+
  • Planting Depth: ¼”
  • Plant Spacing: 18”
  • Row Spacing: 18-24”
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Rich soil with a pH level of 6 to 6.4
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full or Partial Sun
  • Pests/diseases: Susceptible to Slugs and aphids
  • Color: Green with white stems
  • Flavor: Bitter, similar to spinach

Growing Directions:

Lucullus Swiss Chard seeds should be sown in soil that is rich, but loose, with a pH between 6 and 6.4. The best and most simple way to achieve this is to mix compost and sand into the soil. Sow the seeds about ¼” of an inch deep in the soil, keeping rows around 18” apart and plants 18-24” apart. The soil should be kept moist throughout their growth, and they should be planted in an area that has full sun. After 50 days, you can start to harvest the stems. They can be taken off of the plant, or the plant can be cut at the base, 1” above the soil surface. This will allow for healthy regrowth throughout the summer season.

Facts:

Deliciously bitter and fresh in taste, these leaves are a member of the beet family, but taste more like spinach. Steam them or use them in a salad.

Seeds Per Package:

  • 3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 1,100 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 4,450 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 17,480 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 88,400 Seeds
 
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