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Swede Ruby Seeds

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2917
  • Pack Contents: 1,000x Swede Seeds
  • Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit
  • Withstands winter conditions
  • With 1000 seeds in every packet

An impressive performer in the vegetable plot, swede Ruby is a globe-shaped and possesses a pleasant dark purple skin around creamy, yellow flesh. With higher dry matter is every bulb, this variety is perfect for keeping well from Christmas onwards and withstanding the January and February weather.

Extra flavoursome this vigorous variety with Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society can be  either boiled and mashed on its own or accompanied by sweeter carrot. Ready from late summer and available to harvest through autumn and winter it’s perfect to add to Sunday roasts as the weather starts getting colder.

Get hold of Ruby for its good winter hardiness and resistant to powdery mildew. Even in the most exposed vegetable plots in the coldest counties you can rely on swede Ruby to perform. With 1,000 seeds in every packet this is a super economical way to get your own root vegetables for less.

  • Outstanding Flavour!


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Varieties that, in our selector's opinion, have exceptional flavour

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Sow Outdoors

Swede Ruby Seeds 1020-2917

Easy to grow with outstanding flavour.

Sow Outdoors: May-June in direct harvest location at ½ in (1cm) deep In rows 12in (30cm) apart.

Thin Out: to 6in (15cm) apart.

Plant Out:

Harvest: September-February crops can remain in the ground till needed.

Do not allow soil to dry out prior to emergence of seeds


Very good success rate of germination


Seeds have germinated well


First time I tried this in '17 and had really good crop, so definitely do again next year.

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Harvest Chart for Swede Seeds

Product Rating J F M A M J J A S O N D
Swede Marian Seeds 5
Swede Ruby Seeds 4
Swede - Tweed F1 Hybrid Seeds 0

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