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Beetroot

Shiraz

Round red roots, young leaves used in salad mix. 60 days.

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Packet (100 seeds) $4.20
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General information:

Beetroot

Beta vulgaris

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:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Subtropic:All Year
Mild:Jul-Apr
Cold/Frost:Sep-Apr
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:5-10
Row space cm:45-60
Depth cm:2
Best soil temp:8-30 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:50-90
Rate per hectare:7-9kg
Average days to maturity:55-70
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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restrictions for this seed.
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.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.

  

 

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