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Swiss Chard Ruby Red Organic

Product Description
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Sweet and tender. Attractive, bright red stalks with red-veined dark green, crinkly leaves. Cook the stalks like asparagus and the leaves like spinach. Great in a vegetable garden or ornamental bed. Pick at 30 days for baby leaves and 60 days for mature leaves. Delicious in salads, quiche or steamed with butter.

Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

Seed Type: Heirloom

Online Code: 140663

Product Weight: 3.5 grams / approximately 180-190 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Mild and earthy taste

Days to Harvest: 60 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 10 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")

Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")

Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Planting Instructions: Sow seed directly into the garden once all danger of frost has passed.

Suggestions: Harvest baby greens in 25 days.

Preparation Ideas: Leaves can be used in place of spinach in salads, stir fried, or sauteed while the stalks can be creamed.