Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla
59 days — 'Ruby Red' chard produces deep-green, savoyed leaves on candy-apple red colored stems. It is both beautiful and tasty and picked young when the leaves are still small, makes a nice addition to salad blends.
Its attractiveness has resulted in it becoming a popular commercial variety for fresh market sales. Each packet contains one gram, which can vary from 30 to 50 seeds.