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PlantFiles: Swiss Chard
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla 'Bright Yellow'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta (BET-uh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris subsp. cicla
Cultivar: Bright Yellow

Synonym:Beta vulgaris var. cicla

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Michaelp On Feb 6, 2004, Michaelp from Glendale, UT (Zone 5a) wrote:

Easy to grow -adds nice color and contrast to salads or as a garnish- mild flavor,also good steamed.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Buffalo, New York



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