The ruby red variant of swiss chard is developed for its beautiful bright crimson stems and dark green leaves with splashes of red. Swiss Chard microgreens have a tender and sweet flavour, with a hint of spinach. With its eye-catching colors, the microgreens seedlings make perfect pizza toppings and colorful additions to salads.
Also known as Rhubarb Swiss Chard, Ruby Red is easy to grow and extremely adaptable to any weather conditions, including the summer temperatures of Singapore. The seeds can be grown and harvested as microgreens, or grown into baby vegetables with a bright red stem that beautifies both your plate and garden.
- Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris (Cicia)
- Seed count: 60 seeds / gram approximate
Seeding density: 8 grams / plastic takeaway container (7 x 4.5 inches )
- Pre-soaking: 8-10 hours cool water
- Growth Medium: Organic soil or cocopeat
- Germination: 3-5 days
- Blackout Period: 3-5 days
- Harvest in: 12 - 14 days for microgreens, up to a month for baby greens
- Seed Origin: USA
General guide to growing microgreens
**Disclaimer: Soil, climate and cultivation methods may all affect the growth of crops. Identical results are not guaranteed nor implied for all growing conditions. If you experience problems with crop growth, we will be happy to guide you, but we will not be held responsible for crop failure except in situations where the seeds are defected.**