Likes a rich, moisture-retentive soil. Dig in compost or manure the previous autumn or add a general fertiliser.
This Swiss Chard is grown for it’s succulent, tasty, green leaves and stems and cooked just like ordinary spinach. It can be cut over a much longer period than spinach and it does not readily go to seed in dry soils.
Sow 2.5cm (1″) deep.
Distance 30cm (12″) apart.
Row spacing 45cm (18″) apart.