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Swiss Chard Seeds (Organic) - Ruby Red HEIRLOOM - ORGANIC

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Packet $4.95
1 Ounce $19.95
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  • Organic Leafy Green with Bright Red Stalks
  • Great raw or cooked
  • Adaptable to Sun or Shade

Product Description

Organic Heirloom Ruby Red Swiss Chard Seeds

Organic Ruby Red Swiss Chard is as attractive as it is delicious and nutritious. This abundant producer will bear crops all summer long and into the fall. Use Ruby Red Swiss Chard in salads or steam it for a delicious and nutritious side dish. Brilliant red stems & veins, with green leaves.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Swiss Chard Seeds (Organic) - Ruby Red
    Botanical Name:Beta vulgaris
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Cool Season
    Plant Type:Leafstalk Vegetable
    Features:Heirloom, Organic, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Good for Microgreens
    Fruit Size:15-20" stalks
    Days to Maturity:30-60 Days
    Plant Spacing:12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/2 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Ruby Red Swiss Chard

    When to Plant Swiss Chard Seeds

    Starting Indoors: sow seeds indoors in the early Spring, 4 – 6 weeks prior to the last heavy frost of the season has passed. Sow seeds ½" deep, 2 seeds every 2", thin to 4" -6” apart.

    Starting Outdoors – directly sow seeds 2 – 3 weeks before the last spring frost date. For a fall harvest, plant Chard seeds about 40 days before the first fall frost date.

    Where to Plant Swiss Chard Seeds

    Plant your Swiss Chard in well-draining, rich, light soil, in full sun.

    How to Plant Swiss Chard Seeds

    Prepare your planting area by turning over soil under to a depth of 8 inches. Level with a rake to remove any clumps of grass or debris. Sow about 6 inches apart and cover with ½ inch fine soil. Compress seeds lightly into the soil and keep area evenly moist. Keep the soil moist but not saturated. Seedlings emerge in about 7-14 days. Once seedlings are 2 – 4 inches tall, thin them out so that they are 12 inches apart.

    How to Harvest Swiss Chard

    When leaves are 8-10" long, cut the outer leaves 1-2" above the soil. Once you begin to harvest, you can continue until frost begins

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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