• 2602
    • Organic Ruby Chard Salad Greens - Approx. 100 seeds per packet.
    • $3.95

Organic Ruby Chard Salad Greens

Red and green colors are a garden standout.



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Product Details

Dark green leaves and deep crimson stalks are tender and sweet. Red coloring extends up the veins of heavily crumpled leaves. Tolerates heat well. 55 days to maturity.

  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Spacing: If several seedlings emerge from 1 fruit in the same spot, immediately thin to 1 seedling per 2". After 3-4 weeks, thin to 1 seedling per 8". Thinned seedlings can be used in that evening's salad.
  • Depth: 1/2 ". Sow directly into the garden.
  • Spread: 10-12 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Soil Preference: Deep, rich, sandy soil; pH 7.0
  • Pruning: The best quality leaves are 10" or shorter. Pick individual outer leaves as desired or harvest the entire plant by cutting it 2" above the base, and it will grow new leaves.
  • Days To Maturity: 55 days
  • Foliage: Dark green leaves with deep crimson stalks.
  • Seed Counts: About 100 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Yields all summer and fall. Cook stalks like asparagus and leaves like spinach. Very ornamental. Ruby red stalks that are tender sweet along with crumpled leafs. You can make a pretty edible display by planting it with edible flowers such as Marigold Gem Lemon/Tangerine Blend, Nasturtiums, Pansies, or Violas.
    • 2602
    • Organic Ruby Chard Salad Greens - Approx. 100 seeds per packet.
    • $3.95