Lucullus Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris)
This heirloom commemorates Lucius Lucullus, a Roman general famed for his lavish gardens. Released in 1914, its rippling green leaves sport marble-white stalks. Cold-tolerant and heat-resistant, it can be overwintered in the garden and produces a substantial spring crop.
- 150 seeds minimum
- Germination: 14-21 days
- Maturity: 60 days
- Direct sow deep ½” in full sun 2-4 weeks before last frost date.
- Space plants 8” apart.