Dark green leaves, red stem in colder months, mild flavour, attractive in the garden and in cooking, known since 1857, sow late summer to winter. 60 days.
Known in the Mediterranean region in ancient times. Sometimes called Spinach. Likes soil pH above 6.0 Sow anytime outside frost, cool weather is preferred for growing, and plants suffer in hot dry times.
50-60 seeds per gram
Silverbeet planting information:
|Plant space cm:||15-30|
|Row space cm:||50-60|
|Best soil temp:||10-30 °C|
|Number of seeds per gram:||50-60|
|Rate per hectare:||8-20kg|
|Average days to maturity:||50-85|