This ancestral plant of chard and beets still grows on the shores of The Mediterranean. Delicious and tender when fresh, or the leaves can be cooked and used like spinach or chard. Harvest at any time. This plant has the appearance of a many-stemmed chard with small (8 to 10″ long) leaves, and will become rangy after it begins to flower.
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 1 to 2' wide and 3 to 4' tall short-lived perennial
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Any well-draining soil