Spinach – Beta vulgaris ‘Bright lights’ 17cm pot

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Bright Lights Swiss Chard

Beta vulgaris ‘Bright Lights

Beta vulgaris ‘Bright Lights’ or Bright Lights Swiss Chard. A herbaceous biennial (infrequently perennial) which is typically grown today as an annual. This stunning chard mix has stems in gold, pink and crimson. A few plants will be white and pink striped, orange, scarlet, purple, green and white. All are delicious to eat, though they are at their best harvested young for salads. Easy to grow; eat it like spinach or beet greens. Pick from late spring until winter. Will tolerate light shade.

Best grown in moist, fertile, organically rich, light to sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade.