Swiss chard has a long curly leaf with a thick celery like stalk, whereas spinach has a small flat round leaf with a thin tender stalk.
Fordhook Giant leaves are thick and tasty. Stalks start out green then mature to a lovely ivory color.
BOTANICAL NAME: Beta Vulgaris Var. Cicla
COMMON NAME: Spinach. Swiss Chard
AFRIKAANS NAME: Spinasie