Chard Margaret Dale
GENUS: Beta SPECIES: vulgaris
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Ruakaka Northland
Number of Seeds: 50
Description: The Dale family heritage silverbeet sent to us by Margaret Dale of Ruakaka. It has very dark green leaves with a wide midrib that is light green and sometimes white. Strong grower, excellent health and taste.
Planting Instructions: Plant into trays Spring and early Autumn. Prick out at 2.5 cm diagonal spacing when first leaves appear. Transplant at 30 cm diagonal spacing when seedlings are approximately 7 cm tall. Needs fertile ground.