Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Ruby Red or Rhubarb Chard
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Ruby Red or Rhubarb Chard

702

Product ID: 702

Candy-apple red stems with dark green, red-veined leaves for baby leaf or bunching.

Great as a true red color in salad mix. CAUTION: Young Ruby Red plants may bolt to seed if exposed to frosts; time sowings to avoid frost on seedlings. Decorticated (rubbed), sized seeds. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
702Packet  $3.95 
7021 Ounce  $5.30 
7021/4 Pound  $8.30 
7021 Pound  $19.85 
7025 Pounds  $86.00 
70225 Pounds  $408.75 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   32 baby, 59 bunching

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Salad Mix Component  

Shipping Information & Notes

CAUTION: Young Ruby Red plants may bolt to seed if exposed to frosts; time sowings to avoid frost on seedlings.

Growing Information

Swiss Chard



CULTURE: Soil pH should be over 6.0. Cool and mild weather is preferred, though chard has some heat tolerance.
TRANSPLANTING: See "Beets".
DIRECT SEEDING: Sow beginning midspring and on into midsummer (fall where winter is mild).
BUNCHING: Sow about 6 seeds/ft., 1/2" deep, rows 18-24" apart. Thin to 4-6" apart for larger leaves. Cut for bunching at any stage; new leaves will grow.
SALAD MIX: Sow in a 2-4" wide band, 1" apart, 40 seeds/ft. Clip in about 5 weeks.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: BUNCHING: For bunching: 300' /oz., 3 1/4 oz. /1,000', 4 1/2 lb. /acre at 6 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart. For baby leaf: 45' /oz., 11/3 lb. /1,000', 39 lb./acre at 40 seeds/ft. in rows 18" apart.
SIZED SEEDS: Standard except where noted.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 20,000-40,000 (avg. 30,000).
PACKET: 200 seeds sows 33-34'.


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