Beta vulgaris 'Peppermint'

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Swiss Chard

USDA Hardiness Zone (annual)

Two-toned stems of white and hot pink make this an attractive ornamental edible. Dark green, glossy, heavily-textured leaves are very flavorful with many benefits. Great in a container. Heat and bolt tolerant.

Height

18-20 in

Spread

12 in

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist, well-drained soil.

Good Companions

Kale 'Prizm' (Annual) (Brassica oleracea), Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum annuum), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Fall Ornamental Cabbage (Cabbage ), Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Creeping Thyme (Thymus praecox)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Culinary
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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