Organic Sunset Chard $2.95 $3.25
Bright yellow stems that vein beautifully into glossy, broad, green leaves. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Plants are large and uniform, displaying a beautiful bouquet of deep green leaves on cheerful orange stems. Performs well in variable weather, exhibiting exceptional quality as a microgreen, when harvested as a baby leaf and when grown to full size for bunching. Can be mixed with other colors for a classic rainbow appeal. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Bright orange stems  Gorgeous green leaves  30 days baby, 60 days full size  1/16 oz approx. 90 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in mid-spring through mid-summer and into fall in warmer regions. The transplant can be started indoors or in a cold frame 4-6 weeks before planting. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade.  Plant 4-8" apart depending on desired leaf size  Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 18-24" apart (or can be grown closer if you like the leaves smaller and harvest for salads vs cooking - we start out at 10" spacing for late spring leaves to munch on then pull up every other one to grow them larger) Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Giant Fordhook Swiss Chard, 1934 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Introduced in 1934 by W. Atlee Burpee and Co., this variety has broad, dark-green, heavily crumpled leaves with white veins and stalks. Plants grow 28" high with 2½" wide stalks and produce abundant crops all season. 50-60 days. ±1,750 seeds/oz Characteristics:  Plants grow to 28 inches Very productive Can be grown in containers 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when the soil temperature is at least 50°F. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 20-24" apart (or can be grown closer if you like the leaves smaller and harvest for salads vs cooking - we start out at 10" spacing for late spring leaves to munch on then pull up every other one to grow them larger) Thin 12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Rhubarb Red Swiss Chard $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A member of the beet family grown for its edible leaves and stalks. Deep crimson stalks and leaf veins contrast beautifully with dark green heavily crumpled leaves. Ornamental and delicious, excellent in soups and stews. 50-60 days. Characteristics:  Organic Tender leaves Dark red veins and stalks Ornamental and delicious Can be grown in containers 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when the soil temperature is at least 50°F. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 20-24" apart (or can be grown closer if you like the leaves smaller and harvest for salads vs cooking - we start out at 10" spacing for late spring leaves to munch on then pull up every other one to grow them larger) Thin 12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Chismahoo Swiss Chard $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A member of the beet family grown for its edible leaves and stalks.  Chismahoo Swiss Chard's bold green leaves are packed with nutrition.  Characteristics:  Organic Tender leaves Ornamental and delicious Can be grown in containers 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when the soil temperature is at least 50°F. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 20-24" apart (or can be grown closer if you like the leaves smaller and harvest for salads vs cooking - we start out at 10" spacing for late spring leaves to munch on then pull up every other one to grow them larger) Thin 12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Five Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Our Firefly kids love the colors and we have caught them nibbling to see if all the colors taste the same The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Rainbow Chard) Australian heirloom from Digger’s Garden Club. Technicolor mixture of Swiss chards with shades of red, orange, purple, yellow, and white tastes as good as it looks. Seed crops of all the different colors are grown in isolation to maintain a proper balance of colors. Tender and delicious. 50-60 days. Characteristics:  Organic Tasty tender leaves Red, orange, purple, yellow, and white ribs Can be grown in containers 50-60 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when the soil temperature is at least 50°F. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. Plant 4" apart Plant 1/2" Deep Plant Rows 20-24" apart (or can be grown closer if you like the leaves smaller and harvest for salads vs cooking - we start out at 10" spacing for late spring leaves to munch on then pull up every other one to grow them larger) Thin 12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
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