RHUBARB OPEN POLLINATED SWISS CHARD

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DARK RED VEIN
  • MEDIUM SIZE LEAVES
  • READY FOR HARVEST FROM 58 DAYS AFTER TRANSPLANT
  • WIDE ADAPTABILITY

Rhubarb is a red-veined swiss chard variety, mainly suitable for supermarkets. Leaves are medium to large, dark green with red stems. Very well adapted to the different climatic zones of South Africa. The contrast of red (stems) to green (leaf) makes for a very appealing end-product.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Could start to bolt when grown out of winter into summer
  • Contact your area representative for more information
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC*: RHUBARB
KIND: Open pollinated Swiss Chard (Spinacea oleracea)
MATURITY: Between 55 – 65 days
COLOUR: Dark glossy green
LEAF SURFACE: Deeply savoyed
LEAF MARGINS: Rippled
PLANT HEIGHT: 56 – 69 cm
STEM TYPE: Broad, red stems
YIELD POTENTIAL: Good
USE: Home garden, fresh market
SPECIAL FEATURES: The colour variation and excellent eating qualities makes this a good choice of swiss chard variety