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Yates Silverbeet Seeds (All Year Round) - Select Variety

We have a huge range of Yates vegetable seeds! The Silverbeet range includes; Compact Deep Green, Fordhook Giant, Perpetual Green, Rainbow Chard And Ruby Chard

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Compact Deep Green: A recently bred compact variety with short stems and large, highly convoluted leaves. Excellent taste and texture.

Fordhook Giant: Rich, dark green leaves with strong white stems. A tasty and popular addition to any meal. Rich in vitamins.

Perpetual Green: Smooth green leaves on slender stalks. A popular, tasty addition to any meal. Long picking season. Resists bolting to seed.

Rainbow Chard: Produces attractive coloured stems in yellow, gold, orange, pink, violet and striped green and white. Highly productive for continuous cutting. Great in salads and stir fries.

Ruby Chard: Produces attractive bright red stems that have a distinctive and pleasant flavour. Highly productive being suitable for continuous cutting. Great in salads.

Compact Deep Green:

A recently bred compact variety with short stems and large, highly convoluted leaves. Excellent taste and texture.

Position: Full sun.

Sow: Direct or in seed trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover lightly, firm down and keep moist. Transplant or thin out when about 10cm high.

Care: Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Add Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser for best results. Mulch around plants in hot weather. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser fortnightly for a good yield. Pick outside leaves first. Harvest over a long period. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.

Fordhook Giant:

Rich, dark green leaves with strong white stems. A tasty and popular addition to any meal. Rich in vitamins.

Position: Full sun.

Sow: Dampen seed and leave on moist tissue paper for 1-2 hours prior to sowing. Can be raised in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. For sowing direct, cover with mix and keep moist.

Care: Grow in full sun in a rich, well-drained soil. Add Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser for best results. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser regularly for a good yield. Pick outside leaves first. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem

Perpetual Green:

Smooth green leaves on slender stalks. A popular, tasty addition to any meal. Long picking season. Resists bolting to seed.

Position: Full sun.

Sow: Wash seed then place it on moist tissue paper for 1-2 hours prior to sowing. Can be raised in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. For sowing direct, cover with mix and keep moist.

Care: Grow in full sun in a rich, well-drained soil. Prepare soil with Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser and compost. Best if grown quickly – Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser will ensure fast growth. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.

Rainbow Chard:

Produces attractive coloured stems in yellow, gold, orange, pink, violet and striped green and white. Highly productive for continuous cutting. Great in salads and stir fries.

Features:

  • Ornamental & edible
  • Easy to grow
  • Long harvest

Sow: Sow direct in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 5cm high.

Care: Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Bone or Dynamic Lifter) before planting. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint: Great companion plant for beets, marjoram and onion. Harvest by pulling (rather than cutting) stems, starting with the outside leaves.

Ruby Chard:

Produces attractive bright red stems that have a distinctive and pleasant flavour. Highly productive being suitable for continuous cutting. Great in salads.

Position: Full sun.

Sow: Direct or in seed trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover lightly, firm down and keep moist.

Care: Choose a sunny, well drained position. Add Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser for best results. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser fortnightly for good yield. Pick outside leaves and stems first. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.

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