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Beetroot 'Rainbow Beet' (Globe)Beta vulgaris

Just £1.99

Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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A stunning mixture of five beetroot varieties

Delicious whether they are eaten hot or cold, cooked or pickled

A kaleidoscope of colours for your salad bowl

Vegetable of the year 2014

1 packet (250 beetroot seeds) £1.99 Despatch: within 7 Days
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
Visually stunning 5 variety beetroot mixture - the colours of the outer skins, sliced flesh and contrasting shades of stems and leaves are amazing! And so is the flavour. Just wash young roots, peel and slice raw into salads for tasty crunch and colour. The tender stems and leaves make excellent salad ingredients too, or can be steamed and eaten like spinach or chard. 'Baby' roots are ideal for pickling, whilst mature roots can be steamed and enjoyed in a variety of dishes. Collection Includes: Subeto F1, Boldor, Chioggia, Albina vereduna and Bulls Blood Scarletta.

Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Up to 15cm (5.9in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 packet (250 beetroot seeds) (TKA48333)

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Sowing Months Harvest Months

When growing beetroot, water as necessary to prevent the soil from drying out and keep the plants cool and moist. This will help to avoid plants running to seed. Roots can be lifted at any time from June to October once they have reached 3cm (1") diameter or more. Harvest any remaining crops before the first frosts. Beetroot can be stored until mid spring in boxes of moist sand in a frost free shed or garage.

Direct sow beetroot seeds outdoors from March to July in a weed free, sunny position in fertile, light, well drained soil. Sow beetroot seeds thinly in shallow drills at a depth of 1cm (1/2") and 30cm (12") apart. Germination will usually take 12 to 24 days. When large enough to handle, thin out the seedlings within each row to 5 - 7 cm (2 - 3") apart.

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