Chard Ruby (Beta vulgaris)

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Chard Ruby (Beta vulgaris)

An eye catching plant with deep crimson stems and large red-green foliage.

Growing Tips

Plant in moist well drained soil. Can also be grown in large pots.

Use

Best used lightly steamed and served with butter and mixed herbs. Young leaves can be used in salads. Do not over cook. Use in salads with other leafy vegetables or as side dish for fish dishes.

Herb Attributes

HarvestHarvest leaves as needed when leaves are 10cm long or larger.
PositionFull sun
Height45cm
Width30cm
LifespanPerennial