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Swiss Chard Seeds - Ruby Red HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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Unit Size Unit Price Savings Qty
Packet $2.95
1 Ounce Package $7.50
1/4 Pound Package $15.95 47%
1 Pound Sack $31.95 73%
5 Pound Sack $121.95
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  • Leafy Green, with Bright Red Stalks up to 20 Inches
  • 60 Days to Harvest
  • Adaptable to Sun or Shade

Product Description

Heirloom "Ruby Red" Swiss Chard Seeds

What’s this – A Swiss Chard that is as attractive as it is delicious and nutritious? Yep, the Ruby Red is all three. 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. Brillant red stems & veins, with green leaves.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Ruby Red Swiss Chard
    Botanical Name:Beta vulgaris "Ruby Red"
    Size at Maturity:Up to 20"
    Days to Maturity:60 Days
    Light Requirement:Sun / Partial Shade
    Planting Time:Cool Season
    Sowing Method:Direct or Indoor Sow
    Planting Depth:1/2"
    Plant Spacing:8"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/2 tsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

    • 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.

    How to Plant:

    • Sow in well-draining, rich, light soil, in full sun.
    • 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.

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