Latin name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla
GB Cultural info: CW,WW/Matures 7-8/Harvest up to 44/Yield 200-810/Spacing 8 /
Days to Maturity: 50-60
Seed code: E
Seeds per pkt: 80
Description: (1869) Rare, fine old European strain of Swiss Chard. Smaller smooth dark-green leaves, small mid-ribs. Frost and bolt resistant, needs water in a dry spell. We saw whole fields under cultivation in England.