An attractive and useful vegetable in the kitchen. Bright red leaves and stems full of flavor when eaten as a baby leaf in a salad or mature as a cooked vegetable.
Pack Size: 175 Seeds
WHEN TO SOW
April to July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow direct into the growing site 2cm deep in rows 35-40cm apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Do not transplant seedlings. As the seedlings appear, gradually thin until plants are 20cm apart.
10 weeks from sowing
Not just a pretty face but a highly nutritious vegetable leaves used like spinach, ribs cooked lightly and served with butter.
Rich in Beta carotene, calcium, iron, and folic acid.