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Silverbeet Fordhook Green

Code: M6780

Delicious, nutritious versatile greens

traditionally popular variety with large green leaves and crisp white midribs.
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M6780
Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 5 cm apart, in rows 60 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm.Seedling Care: Keep the seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply vegetable fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to mcgregors.co.nz for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: Successive sowings provide a continuous supply. When outer leaves are large enough, snap off at the base of the plant.Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids
Specs & Warranty
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 5cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Harvest / Flower / Maturity Time 8-10 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.

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