Tall topped dark red variety, a favourite for greens, flattened globe shaped roots which may develop the attractive colour zones, good for summer planting, matures 55 days.
High nutrition and vitamin content, tops are rich source of vitamin C, eat in salads or soups. Native of northern Africa and western Mediterranean, ancient Greeks used leaves only. Beetroot can be steamed with other vegies or grated raw as well as boiled and pickled for salads. Best results in soil with pH over 6 and if always kept moist. Can sow indoors and transplant. Thin to 30-50mm, young thinnings may be transplanted older thinnings as leaf vegetable, sow after frost. Roots store well after harvest. Sow spring to autumn, anytime in mild climates. 50-90 seeds per gram
Beetroot planting information:
|Plant space cm:||5-10|
|Row space cm:||45-60|
|Best soil temp:||8-30 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||50-90|
|Rate per hectare:||7-9kg|
|Average days to maturity:||55-70|
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W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Beetroot seed count is 50-90 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
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Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.