Rainbow Swiss Chard
Five Colour Silverbeet Swiss Chard (Rainbow) (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla) 'Rainbow Swiss Chard' is an Australian heirloom that was nearly lost, but reintroduced to North America and eventually re-released. Also known as, 'Five Colour Silverbeet', a tender variety with orange, yellow, pink, white, and red stalks, which make it a showy ornamental.
50-60 days to maturity
75 seeds per packet $4.45
Planting instructions: Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep and 1 inch apart, thinning to 2-3 inches apart after germination. Leave 12-18 inches between rows. Begin seeding when soil temperature is 7-10 degrees Celsius. Swiss Chard - continue sowing every two weeks until early summer for a continuous supply.