Growing Instructions for Swiss Chard:
Season: Cool-season crop, spring or fall.
Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil, pH 6.0-7.0.
Planting: Direct sow seeds ½-1 inch deep, 6-12 inches apart in rows 18-24 inches apart.
Watering: Keep soil consistently moist.
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.
Fertilization: Balanced fertilizer at planting and during growing season.
Harvest: About 30-60 days after planting, when leaves are large enough.
Nutrition (per 100g):
- Calories: Approx. 19 kcal.
- Vitamins: Rich in vitamin K and vitamin A.
- Minerals: Good source of potassium and magnesium.
- Antioxidants: Contains various phytonutrients.