Swiss Chard

Swiss chard, also known as silverbeet, is a leafy green vegetable belonging to the Beta vulgaris family. It is a member of the beet family and can be distinguished by its large, crinkly leaves that can be green, red, or yellow in colour. It is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine. Fairbanks Seeds provides you with a top-quality variety of swiss chard seeds with improved stem colour vibrancy, high uniformity and slow bolting.

Swiss chard is a versatile and flavourful vegetable. Our outstanding seeds produce hardy plants that can be grown in a variety of climates and soil types within New Zealand.

The beautiful green leafy Swiss Chard is a nutritious vegetable that is low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals. It is a good source of vitamins K, A, and C, magnesium, potassium, and iron, and also a good source of dietary fibre and antioxidants.

Swiss chard can be eaten either raw or cooked. The leaves can be sautéed, steamed, or boiled, and the stems can be roasted or braised. It is often used as a substitute for spinach in many recipes, and it pairs well with garlic, lemon, and olive oil, making for a tasty and healthy meal.