CHARD Chard is a leafy green vegetable often used in Mediterranean cooking. In the Flavescens-Group-cultivars,
the leaf stalks are large and are often prepared separately from the leaf blade. The leaf blade can be green or
reddish in color; the leaf stalks also vary in color, usually white, yellow, or red. Chard has highly nutritious leaves
making it a popular addition to healthful diets.