Swiss Chard Plants
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Swiss chard

Zone Upstate New York | Heller added on August 24, 2016 | Answered

Some of the leaves have turned dark purple. Are they still good to eat?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 25, 2016

Swiss Chard can be infected with Cercospora Leaf Spot, though your description does not quite fit.
This sounds like more of a nutrition issue with your plants.
The taste can often be affected in plants that are not green and healthy.
Yes, you can still eat the Swiss Chard.

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/diagnose/plant/vegetable/swisschard/leavesspotsorblotches.html
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/swiss-chard/how-to-grow-swiss-chard.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/swiss-chard/harvesting-swiss-chard-plants.htm

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