Ruby

Ruby

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The Ruby Swede is a dark purple-skinned swede with creamy, yellow flesh bred for extra sweetness. It stores well and has an excellent resistance to powdery mildew. An excellent addition to an allotment, Ruby Swedes are easy to grow and exceptionally winter hardy.

Quantity
In Stock

Description

Also known as rutabagas (Swedish turnips), swedes are delicious root vegetables that can be mashed, boiled, or roasted for different flavours. Their winter hardiness makes them an excellent choice for our cooler climes. The colour of the flesh deepens during cooking, and it’s outstanding flavour make this an excellent choice cooked alone, with carrot, or in any number of recipes. Resistant to powdery mildew, Ruby Swede is an AGM winner that will last you through the winter.

Sun
Full
Germination
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Days to Maturity
180 Days
Greenhouse / Polytunnel
Optional for Early Crop
Seed Count
500
Recommended Soil pH
7.0-8.0