Swiss Chard, Red Marilyn (Beta vulgaris vulgaris)
Swiss Chard, Red Marilyn (Beta vulgaris vulgaris)
Swiss Chard, Red Marilyn (Beta vulgaris vulgaris)

Swiss Chard, Red Marilyn (Beta vulgaris vulgaris)

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Swiss Chard- Red Marilyn - Microgreens Seeds 

Latin Name:

Beta vulgaris vulgaris

Other Name(s):


6-8 hours

Preferred Growing Medium: 

Soil or Cocopeat

Blackout Time:

6-7 days

Germination Time:

6-8 days

Estimated time to Harvest:

18-20 days

Microgreen Color: 

deep dark red, hauntingly beautiful

Microgreen Flavor:

sweet, earthy

Microgreen Texture: 



Vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and protein


Growing Directions:

Grow only in soil or cocopeat. Chard is part of the beet family and the greens look very similar to beet greens. Beets seeds are abnormally shaped, which contributes to why its preferred medium is soil or cocopeat. Their root systems require a bit more room to explore and grab hold. Beet greens are flavorful and very colorful.

Prepare your soil or cocopeat in your growing tray by tamping it and making sure it is moist. After presoak, sprinkle your seeds on the soil or cocopeat and then cover them with a thin layer of the said mediums. This provides the ideal conditions for the seeds to germinate. After a while, the beets will start to poke through the top layer—which also serves to de-shell the seed. Keep covered with the tray lid for up to five days. After that, place under a grow light until mature! Cut close to the soil or cocopeat line to feature the colorful stem and rinse well.


Swiss chard is well known for its remarkable nutritional qualities. All of the health benefits of full-grown swiss chard are found in microgreen form! A few of these qualities and benefits include:

  • High levels of antioxidants, which can lower the risk of chronic diseases, including cancer 
  • Helps prevent high blood pressure and diabetes
  • Boosts digestion

        Seeds per Package:

        • 5 grams - Approximately 375 seeds
        • 10 grams - Approximately 750 seeds
        • 25 grams - Approximately 1,875 seeds
        • 50 grams - Approximately 3,750 seeds
        • 100 grams - Approximately 7,500 seeds
        • 500 grams - Approximately 37,500 seeds
        • 1 kg - Approximately 75,000 seeds