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    Hi, has any one grown Swiss chard in pots ,is it worth doing.
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    Never tried it but it should work. One plant to a big pot and plenty of food and water and away you go.
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    I've never tried them in pots either though I think one would be happy in a large pot. They would fit in amongst your flowers though if you've got some space.
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    I'm going to try it in a pot this year. I think as Roitelet says, as long as it gets enough food and water it should be fine
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    Only grown it in ground. You'll need a few plants to get a usable crop as the leaves reduce right down when cooked.

    If you want something decorative try the variety Bright Lights. It comes up in lots of colours.

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    So how many plants do you think I would need for two people

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    'Ere ya go https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-y...container-idea

    Like the idea of mixing the chard with parsley and violas to make it more attractive.
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    Thanks VeggieChicken now I want the Bright Lights one ,mine are white
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