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Silverbeet Perpetual Vegetable Seeds
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Silverbeet Perpetual Vegetable Seeds


  • Suitable for microgreens, baby leaf & full maturity.
  • Heirloom variety.
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Silverbeet Perpetual Vegetable Seeds

Syn. Chard, Leaf Beet. A very long-lasting leaf vegetable but unfortunately not ‘perpetual’. It has smoother leaves than other silverbeet with narrower, greenish stems. It is tender with a taste more like English Spinach. It is hardy and drought resistant.

Growing Instructions

Plant type: Annual but biennial in cooler areas
Plant spacing: 30 – 45 cm
Plant When:
Temperate – Spring, summer, autumn
Subtropical – March – September
Tropical – April – July
Germination:5 – 10 days
Depth: 10 – 20 mm deep; soak seeds in warm water for 1 – 2 hours before planting
Position: Full sun
Sow where: Sow direct or into a seedling tray
Soil type: Fertile, well drained, add compost, pH 6.5 – 7.5
Rows: 45 – 60 cm apart
Spacing: Space 30cm apart
Details: Keep well supplied with water and mulch; harvest by gently pulling outer leaves away from the plant; avoid leaving stubs. In hot, humid areas, rust disease can be a problem; regularly spray with seaweed to keep it in check
Harvest: 50 – 60 days

Additional information

Weight N/A

Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Beta Vulgaris ssp. Cicla.
  • Open pollinated & heirloom variety (Perpetual).
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 50-60.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.