Beta vulgaris, commonly called Rainbow Chard, is a highly ornamental chard with vibrant stalks of red, orange, purple, yellow, and white that taste as great as they appear. Direct sow seeds outdoors in a sunny location 1/2" deep and 4" apart once soil temperatures are at least 50°F. Thin to 12" apart once seedlings have sprouted.
Packet of 100 seeds.
Exposure: Full sun
Spacing: 12" x 20-24"
Germination: 5-7 days
Photo courtesy of Seed Savers Exchange