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McKenzie Seed – Swiss Chard Ruby Red

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed – Swiss Chard Ruby Red

$2.99

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.

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Description

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Mild and earthy taste

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

Days to Germination: 7 to 10 days

Days to Maturity: 60 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

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

Suggestions: Harvest baby greens in 25 days.

Product Weight: 3 grams