Fordhook Giant Chard Seeds
Fordhook Giant Chard (50-60 days)
Introduced in the 1750s
A very popular heirloom chard has been around longer than granny. Fordhook giant chard is vigorous variety is noted for its dark green deeply savoyed leaves and thick white stems. Plants are tall at 22-27 inches and extremely wide.
Abundant crops all season and even after the first frosts. Fordhook Giant has a nice mild flavor. Suitable for both the home garden or fresh market.
Fordhook Giant Chard is an excellent poultry, rabbit and goat food source. I'm always looking for something that produces large amounts of "green material", that is highly nutritious and will do this is relatively small areas. This is a real winner in my book!
Fordhook Giant Chard is Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region. CA, FL, IL, OR, TX