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Ornamental Chard (11 of 13)

Plant in well-drained soil
Plant in full sun
Grown as an annual in all zones
Height: 12 inches; Width: 12-18 inches
Will survive the winter in USDA zones 8b-10
Zones 2-8a: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after planting; water when dry; remove after damage from frost.
Zones 8b-10: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after planting; water when dry; remove if damaged by frost; remove in spring as weather warms and plants begin to look tired.

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