Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard 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, zinc. Rich in antioxidants.
Fantasia is one of the most attractive microgreens. With their bright green leaves and vibrant yellow-orange stems.
The stems of Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard start yellow and mature to bright orange.
As microgreens, the stems are more on the orange side than the Golden Sunrise Swiss Chard.
The bright green leaves offset the bright stem color. The leaves never get very large as microgreens.
Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard microgreens’ color makes them a great addition to any salad or used as a garnish.
The leaves are bright green and look nice with the orangish stems. The stems aren’t super sturdy and can grow curved or crooked. However, they don’t get very large so that they will last quite long in the tray.
Swiss chard microgreens are susceptible to damping-off disease, so you must take care with the watering. Do not overwater Swiss chard microgreens.
It takes Swiss Chard microgreens about 14-days to reach harvest size, but they can grow in the trays much longer.
You can grow these seeds in the garden too. Mix with Ruby Red and Golden Sunrise Swiss chard seeds to make your rainbow Swiss chard!
Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard Seed Package Sizes
- The Home Microgreens tray packet weighs 7.5-grams and contains over 600 seeds.
- The 1010 tray packet weighs 19.7-grams.
We also sell Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard seed in the following size packages.
- 1-ounce packets.
- 4-ounce bags.
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
There’s no need for you 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 Fantasia Orange Swiss Chard 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 calculators in this post to figure out how many packets or grams of seeds you need.
Click This Link to use Calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.