Silverbeet - Ruby Red - Heirloom

Silverbeet - Ruby Red - Heirloom

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Beta vulgaris - Ruby chard

Ruby Red is an Heirloom variety of Silverbeet with tender, deep crimson stems that contrast beautifully with its dark green large leaves. Highly productive. Excellent as a micro-green and in salads.  

Sow seed approx. 10 - 15 mm deep, rich well-drained soil prepared with compost.  Sow autumn and early spring in temperate and subtropical areas; sow in the dry season in the tropics. In cold areas, avoid sowing in winter.  Ready to harvest in Approx. 30 days for baby leaf, 60 days full maturity.

Keep well watered and mulched. Using a seaweed spray regularly will help to keep diseases such as rust and leaf spot at bay. To harvest gently pull the outer leaves away from the plant. Harvest as needed.  

20 seeds per packet