A fine sturdy vegetable kind to inexperienced gardeners it is also a source of iron. Plant Spring to Autumn this plant provides structure to garden beds and a plentiful harvest for the kitchen. Silverbeet is quite a heavy feeder so lots of compost and regular watering.
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Semi-arid with summer rain,
Moist temperate with hot summers,
Semi-arid with winter rain,
Moist temperate with warm summers,
Winter rains with dry summers