{"id":9971389320,"title":"Swiss Chard Seeds - Ruby Red","handle":"swiss-chard-ruby-red-seeds","description":"\u003cp\u003e55 days. Plant produces good yields of dark green shiny leaves with ruby red stalks and veins. Excellent for salads and steamed with others greens. Plant yields all summer long into the fall. The Swiss Chard Ruby Red is a variety that can grow to be two feet tall. The crops can grow in zones 6 and up, and the leaves can be harvested after sixty days. The Ruby Red Swiss Chard leaves have a bitter taste, similar to spinach. Approx. 930 seeds\/oz.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/swiss-chard-ruby-red-microgreens-seeds?variant=46593691400\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Ruby Red Swiss Chard Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e beta vulgaris subsp. circla\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 55 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6+\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ¼\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich soil with a pH level of 6 to 6.4\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full or Partial Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/pests:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to Slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dark green leaves with ruby stems.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e similar to spinach and beet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Ruby Red Swiss Chard seeds can be planted two to three weeks before the last average frost of the season, half an inch deep in a soil with an ideal pH level between 6 and 7. 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Plant produces good yields of dark green shiny leaves with ruby red stalks and veins. Excellent for salads and steamed with others greens. Plant yields all summer long into the fall. The Swiss Chard Ruby Red is a variety that can grow to be two feet tall. The crops can grow in zones 6 and up, and the leaves can be harvested after sixty days. The Ruby Red Swiss Chard leaves have a bitter taste, similar to spinach. Approx. 930 seeds\/oz.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/swiss-chard-ruby-red-microgreens-seeds?variant=46593691400\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Ruby Red Swiss Chard Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e beta vulgaris subsp. circla\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 55 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6+\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ¼\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich soil with a pH level of 6 to 6.4\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full or Partial Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/pests:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to Slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dark green leaves with ruby stems.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e similar to spinach and beet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Ruby Red Swiss Chard seeds can be planted two to three weeks before the last average frost of the season, half an inch deep in a soil with an ideal pH level between 6 and 7. Leave twenty four to thirty six inches between plants, and eighteen inches between rows to allow enough room for growth. The Ruby Red will do best with full or partial sun, and will need to be watered evenly. When the leaves are more than six inches tall, they can be harvested by cutting them an inch and a half above the ground. If harvested carefully, the plants can produce more leaves that can be harvested again.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChard is part of the beet family and the greens look very similar to beet greens, but with a much more pleasant flavor. Grow only in soil. Very difficult to grow hydroponically, but are quite easy to grow in soil. Cut close to the soil to feature the colorful stem, and rinse well. Experiment with covering with a thin layer of soil when planting. Keep covered for with blackout dome for close to a week. Amazing colors and pleasant flavor make these greens a great choice to add highlights to any microgreen salad. This is the best and most inexpensive choice as substitute for beets.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Swiss Chard Seeds - Ruby Red

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55 days. Plant produces good yields of dark green shiny leaves with ruby red stalks and veins. Excellent for salads and steamed with others greens. Plant yields all summer long into the fall. The Swiss Chard Ruby Red is a variety that can grow to be two feet tall. The crops can grow in zones 6 and up, and the leaves can be harvested after sixty days. The Ruby Red Swiss Chard leaves have a bitter taste, similar to spinach. Approx. 930 seeds/oz.


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Growing Ruby Red Swiss Chard Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: beta vulgaris subsp. circla
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 6+
  • Planting Depth: ¼"
  • Plant Spacing: 18"
  • Row Spacing: 18-24"
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Rich soil with a pH level of 6 to 6.4
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full or Partial Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to Slugs and aphids
  • Color: Dark green leaves with ruby stems.
  • Flavor: similar to spinach and beet

The Ruby Red Swiss Chard seeds can be planted two to three weeks before the last average frost of the season, half an inch deep in a soil with an ideal pH level between 6 and 7. Leave twenty four to thirty six inches between plants, and eighteen inches between rows to allow enough room for growth. The Ruby Red will do best with full or partial sun, and will need to be watered evenly. When the leaves are more than six inches tall, they can be harvested by cutting them an inch and a half above the ground. If harvested carefully, the plants can produce more leaves that can be harvested again.

Chard is part of the beet family and the greens look very similar to beet greens, but with a much more pleasant flavor. Grow only in soil. Very difficult to grow hydroponically, but are quite easy to grow in soil. Cut close to the soil to feature the colorful stem, and rinse well. Experiment with covering with a thin layer of soil when planting. Keep covered for with blackout dome for close to a week. Amazing colors and pleasant flavor make these greens a great choice to add highlights to any microgreen salad. This is the best and most inexpensive choice as substitute for beets.

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