Silverbeet Rainbow - seed

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Fancy a little colour with your greens? This rainbox mix is easy & fast to grow, add tender young leaves to salads or steam mature leaves for a nutritious side dish. Good companion plants for onion, lavender, and a lovely ornamental plant too, even if you don't eat vegetables!

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Silverbeet Rainbow - seed
Beta vulgaris

DESCRIPTION: Leafy green also known as rainbow chard. Bright Lights has stems of yellow, red, orange and the regular white. 
PLANTING: Sow year-round in most parts of Australia avoiding winter in southern states. Sow seeds into seed raising mix or direct & thin to 2-3 plants at approx 5cm in height. Plant in full sun for early harvest and strong growth.
USE IN: Use young leaves and stems in salads and gently steam or add to stir-frys the mature leaves.
CARE: Mulch plants to retain moisture in the soil. Provide pleanty of water regularly to avoid the leaves becoming bitter. For a bumber crop of fresh leafy greens apply liquid fertiliser every two weeks. 

 

 

 

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50-70cm  40cm 12mm  10-14 days  8-12 weeks

 Contains 150 seeds.

Plants For StateACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,VIC
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