Silverbeet is commonly also known as Chard. Chard or Silverbeet is related to spinach and has a slightly bitter, salty flavor popular among some consumers. It has highly nutritious and flavourful leaves at the expense of the root, which is not edible, the leaves and stalks are edible.
In appearance, chard is a cluster of slightly ruffled fan-like leaves with rich color saturation and bright stems. Many gardeners prize chard for its ornamental as well as edible qualities.