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SILVERBEET Red Sensation (Swiss Chard) 100g

Beta vulgaris

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 682-100g


$29.00

Family: Amaranthaceae
Sub-family: Betoideae
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.

Grow notes:

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.

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