Swiss chard

Beta vulgaris var. cicla

  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
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  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Swiss chard
  • Flower name
    Swiss chard
  • Scientific name
    Beta vulgaris var. cicla
  • Aliasセイヨウフダンソウ, リーフビート, 西洋不断草, leaf beet, Swiss chard
  • Place of originSouthern Europe Turkey
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Swiss chard

Swiss chard (scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla) is native to Turkey from southern Europe to Turkey and is a cold-resistant one or two year grass vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae. As coloring is brilliant, it is made to be planted and other vegetables modified to eat leaves, the taste is Spinach . Salad and simmered dish, soak and eat. The axis part has red (Red Chard) and yellow. From red petiole to red leaf, green leaf comes out from yellow petiole. Since it can be harvested throughout the year, it was named seaweed.

Common name: Swiss chard, Scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla, Life type: cold weather Grain length: 15 to 100 cm, cultivation period: roughly whole year, root leaf: ovate with a long and thick petioles, leaf height: 50 to 60 cm, stems and leaves: lanceolate / oval, dioecious , Petal: inflorescence, petal: no petals, 5 petals (actually five sepals): yellowish green and inconspicuous, florets (calyx) diameter: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, number of stamens: 5, antherish: yellow, flowering Period: June, Remarks: Flower blossom.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Chenopodiaceae
  • Genus
    Beta
  • Species
    B. vulgaris
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant one or two year grass vegetable
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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