Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener
  • Silver Beet - Fordhook Giant

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    Silver Beet – Fordhook Giant

    Season – spring to autumn; Sow seed 12mm deep; Plant spacing at 15 to 30 cm apart; Rows at 50cm apart; Germination period between 10-14 days; Soil temperatures between 10˚C and 30˚C; Harvest time approx. 7-12 weeks

    Silverbeet grows in most soil types. For best results add compost or well-rotted manure to the garden bed. A cut and come-up again crop, continual harvest will keep the plant producing.

    Good companion plants – brassicas (eg. broccoli), alliums (eg. leek and spring onions), and parsnips

    Seed quantity - 30