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Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla (Chard, Swiss Chard)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 9001691

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Genus: Beta
Species: Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla
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  • Annual
  • Vegetable
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Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
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  • Green - Medium
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  • Container/Patio
  • Vegetable Garden
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  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
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  • Well-drained
  • Moist
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Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Netty (13558)
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  brombear (1128) wrote on Jan 29 2011
evergreen in mediteraneum/ temperate climates. proved very hardy towards drought.

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