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Monday, 01 August 2011 19:22

Leaf Beets

Commonly known as “leaf beets”, Silverbeet, Spinach and Swiss Chard are related to beetroots. However, unlike beetroot which is grown for the edible roots, the leaf beets produce large edible leaves instead. 
Silver beet seem to be the most popular of the leaf beets, it has green leaves and white stalks unlike Swiss chard which display colourful red, yellow or orange stalks with bright coloured veins running throughout the leaf. Spinach is the much smaller of the leaf beet plants, with smaller, more, tender leaves and narrower rich green stalks.

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