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Silverbeet

Fordhook Giant

Large dark green, crinkled leaves to 60cm, with thick white stalks, popular variety, tender with fine flavour, handles light frost. 50-60 days.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (140 seeds) $3.50
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50g $8.00
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100g $15.00
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400g $28.00
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Packet (140 seeds) $4.00
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General information:

Silverbeet

Beta vulgaris

Known in the Mediterranean region in ancient times. Sometimes called Spinach. Likes soil pH above 6.0 Sow anytime outside frost, cool weather is preferred for growing, and plants suffer in hot dry times.

50-60 seeds per gram

Silverbeet planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Sep
Subtropic:Any
Mild:Sep-May
Cold/Frost:Sep-Mar
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:15-30
Row space cm:50-60
Depth cm:1.5-2
Best soil temp:10-30 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:50-60
Rate per hectare:8-20kg
Average days to maturity:50-85
Seed savers needed
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