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Ruby Red Swiss Chard Microgreen Seeds

$2.09$9.29

Ruby Red Swiss Chard microgreens taste delicious and have beautiful scarlet stems and lime green leaves.
HM Tray seed packet weighs 6.2 grams.
The 1010-tray seed packet weighs 16 grams.

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Seed for HM Tray$2.09
Seed for 1010 Tray$3.59
By the Ounce$5.79
1/4-lb Bag$9.29

Ruby Red Swiss Chard Microgreen Seed Highlights

  • Germination: 4 to 6 days.
  • Soak: No need if seeds are buried when planting.
  • Harvest: 14 to 21 days
  • Flavor: Sweet and earthy. The taste is a mixture somewhere between beets and spinach.
  • Nutrients: Vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and zinc. Rich in antioxidants.

The stems of Ruby Red Swiss Chard are stunning—a brilliant rose-red color offset by the lime green leaves. The leaves never get too large; it’s all about the stems.

Ruby Red Swiss Chard is one of the most attractive microgreens you can grow.

Ruby Red Swiss Chard microgreens’ color makes them a great addition to any salad or used whole as a garnish or chopped and sprinkle on deviled eggs.

It takes Swiss chard microgreens about 14 days to reach harvest size, but they can grow in the trays much longer.

Ruby Red Swiss Chard Microgreen Seed Package Sizes

  • The Home Microgreens tray packet weighs 6.2 grams and contains approximately 450 seeds.
  • The 1010 tray packet weighs 16.0 grams.

We also sell Ruby Red Swiss Chard microgreen seed in the following sizes.

  • By the ounce packet, and
  • 4-ounce bag.

How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?

You don’t need to worry about how much seed you need if you use Home Microgreen planting trays or 1010 trays. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for a perfect Ruby Red Swiss Chard microgreens tray.

The seeding area of a Home Microgreen Tray is 37.5 square inches.

However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.

Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.

Seeding Density

Seeding Density for Ruby Red Swiss Chard Microgreen Seed

By Weight

Home Microgreens Tray: 6.2 grams

1010 Tray: 16 grams

1020 Tray: 33.1 grams

By Measuring Spoon

Home Microgreens Tray: 1.2 Tablespoons

1010 Tray: 3.3 tablespoons

1020 Tray: 6.5 Tablespoons

All volumetric measurements are level, not heaping spoons.

I use these vertical-sided measuring spoons because the seeds are easier to level with the straight sides.

These are my recommended seeding densities to produce a great-looking tray of Ruby Red Swiss Chard Microgreens.

I like to allow microgreen leaves to develop to a larger size as they provide more nutrition & flavor than producing smaller leaves and stems.

Microgreen density depends on many environmental factors and seed germination percentages.

You may prefer to modify the seeding density, but my seeding densities are a great starting point if nothing else.

Check out the Home Microgreens Seed Density Course if you have a different size tray.

Conversions

28.35 grams equals 1 ounce.

Three teaspoons equal 1 Tablespoon

Four Tablespoons equal 1/4 cup

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