Phytosanitary Certificates are now available for international buyers. We ship Internationally and Australia wide including Tasmania and WA.
SKU Code: V 682
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx. 70
Seed per gram: Approx. 35
Red sensation is a stunning decorative deep red stems and green foliage with red veins with a great texture and flavour.
Swiss chard “Red Sensation” is a versatile vegetable that can be sautéed, braised or the mild flavoured leaves can make a striking contrast in salads.
An exceptionally reliable variety that is popular with salad growers. Selected for its improved bright red stems which extend into the leaf veins.
A very ornamental variety growing 40-50 cm tall that is ideal for container gardens and looks great in either the vegetable garden herb garden or mixed with flowering annuals.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cold: Spring to Autumn
Sow: 10mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when 5-6cm tall.
Germination: 6-7 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 8 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants. Pick leaves continuously to promote new growth.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.