Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Northland
Number of Seeds: 50
Description: An old favourite that many of you will remember. Silverbeet grows well and is reliable in all areas. Introduced in 1934 by Atlee Burpee and Co. Broad dark green heavily crumpled leaves with white veins and stalks. Crops well all year round even after light frosts.
Planting Instructions: Plant into trays Spring and Autumn. Prick out when first two leaves appear at 2.5 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant when 6 cm high to 30 cm diagonal spacing.