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Rainbow Chard Autumn 'Bright Lights' Plants | 10 Plants | By Plant Theory

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Rainbow Chard  Autumn Planting 'Bright Lights' Plants | 10 Plants | By Plant Theory

If you are seeking to add a colourful edge to your vegetable patch during the Winter months, our Rainbow Chard plants display a mix of yellow, red, pink, and white stems. Highly nutritious and with a delightful flavour, these plants are excellent for composing healthy, vibrant recipes for you and your loved ones to relish. Producing leaves during every season, you merely need to remove the larger-sized, outer leaves at the crop's base, and more will continue to develop.

Features

  • Fresh from the Nursery:
    • Our plug plants are directly dispatched from trusted, expert growers, who are based within the heart of England. Therefore, you will not have to wait around in garden or fulfillment centres, instead, your plants will arrive to your home fresh, healthy, and in perfect condition.
  • Rich in Nutrients
  • Environmentally-Conscious Packaging
  • Wholly Organic
  • Easy to Grow
  • Pot Size: 32 x 32 x 43mm (bare-rooted cell)
  • Height on Arrival: 5 - 15cm
  • Planting Location: Partial shade or full sun
  • Planting Distance: 15 - 30cm
  • Planting Period: September / October
  • Harvesting Period: November - June

About your plants

Based in the heart of England, our trusted nursery will sow and grow thousands of organic vegetables and herbs each year. When each plant reaches the optimum time to be planted in your garden, we will dispatch it directly to your home. Plant Theory vegetables are entirely organic, and are importantly grown in soil that has been tested by the Soil Association, on an English farm that treats quality and sustainability as of utmost importance.

Packaging

We're very proud that all of our packaging is recyclable or compostable. You won’t find any plastic pots or labels, just plants (either bare-rooted or in bio-degradable pots) and some cardboard that you can use in the garden or throw on the compost pile.
How your order will arrive

When Your Plants Arrive…

  • Unpack your plants: Preferably straight after they arrive, you should carefully unpack your plants. They may appear slightly tired after their journey, however they will soon perk up again.
  • Identify each plant: Each type of plant (but not each individual plant) will be clearly labelled. Lay them out into their respective plant types (such as wild rocket, cauliflower, or peas).
  • Provide a drink: The roots of your plants may be dry, so provide all of them with a nourishing drink of water. Ensuring that the roots are stood upright, submerge the roots of each plant for a few minutes in a container of clean water.

Planting Your Vegetables or Herbs…

  • Their position: For the best results, plant your vegetables in a site that receives full sun.
  • Soil types: You should always avoid waterlogged soils. This is because they can lead to root rot and compacted surroundings, which will hinder your vegetables’ growth.
  • Planting distance: Plant your plugs between 15 - 20cm apart, and keep their stems level with the soil. Each row is best spaced 15 - 30cm away from one another.
  • Watering requirements: Water when planting, and also during periods of drought.
  • Hardiness: Our trusted nursery staff will attentively care for your vegetables, and only deliver them when it is warm enough for them to be planted in your garden.
More Information
Common Name Chard
Is Collection/Mix? No
Plant Family Chenopodiaceae
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Chard
Veg Type Vegetable
Supplied As 4cm Plug
Supplied As Plug Plant
Type Vegetable Plants
Shop By Category Vegetable Plants

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