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Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant


A giant in the chard field, this heirloom variety is larger than other Swiss chards out there, growing to a height of around 60cm. It has dark green, charmingly crumpled leaves and white contrasting stems which arrive in generous quantities over a long season. This chard has a subtly bitter, earthy flavour and is best enjoyed sauteed or gently steamed to retain all of its goodness.

Average 150 seeds.

In stock

410 in stock

Sowing info

Sow in module trays 1cm deep. Grow on in the greenhouse until plants reach a height of around 5cm after the last frost.

Growing info

Ready to harvest in 50 days. Harvest regularly by selecting a few stems from each plant to promote fresh growth and to extend the cropping season. More mature plants become frost hardy and will generally survive winter meaning you’ll have a harvest into the next year.

Sowing Months: February – May
Harvest Months: July – October
Position: Full sun

Delivery to the UK only for all products and gift vouchers.

Standard Delivery
We aim to dispatch within 24 hours of receipt of order, standard delivery takes 2-3 days. During busy periods such as Christmas they may take longer.

Delivery Costs

Seeds up to 20 packs – Royal Mail untracked £2.95
Seeds over 20 packs – Royal Mail Small Parcel Tracked 48 £4.95

If you would like to return your seeds, you can do so within 14 days of receiving them. All seed packs must be returned fully sealed and in their original packaging and state. When we receive your return, we will issue a refund within 7 working days if the packs are in good order.

Returns postage cost must be paid for yourself.

Unfortunately we cannot accept returns due to germination issues because there are too many variables involved in growing. We carefully monitor our germination rates to offer the highest quality seeds possible to our customers.

Please send returns [with your order number and contact details] to:

She Grows Veg Ltd.
Office 3,
Great Gilberts Farm,
Bluegate Lane,
Capel St Mary,

Please note that gift vouchers are non-refundable.
We very much hope you’re happy with your seed order. If we have made a mistake, please get in touch with us and we are very happy to help. Email – [email protected].