Chard Salimo

Chard Salimo

Variety name: Chard Salimo

Bred by: Kultursaat e.V.

Breeder: Christina Henatsch

Seed purchase: Bingenheimer Saatgut AG (part of the Rainbow mix)

Variety description

Salimo is a chard that grows well and is suitable for repeated harvesting. The dark purple, smooth leaves of this variety are very upright. The petioles are medium-wide, fleshy, and bright dark orange in color. They keep their color even when cooked. Salimo has a tart, aromatic taste with good sweetness.

Growing recommendations

Please check the seed retailer's website.

Additional information

This variety is a newly bred, organic variety. It was cultivated under organic conditions from the start, so that it is optimally adapted to organic cultivation. Varieties that carry the bioverita label are reproducible because they are open pollinated. They offer commercial gardeners an alternative to hybrid seed.