BEETROOT (Red Beet):VEGETABLE SEEDS
(Beta vulgaris crassa). Sow October to January (cold), July to March (temp), AYR (trop), in soil well manured for the previous crop. Sow 2.5 cm deep in rows 30 cm apart. Thin seedlings out to about 5 cm apart.
A versatile variety that is ideal for Baby Beets, and also produces excellent larger roots. Roots are smooth and dark red.
A mix of all our cultivars, making an interesting and varied mix.
Deep Burgundy leaves with attractive zoned roots when sliced. Leaves are superb for leafy mixes, while the roots are tasty as baby beets or when larger.
Dark red skin with alternating pink and white internal rings. A favourite in Italy where its sweet flavour is sought. Packets only.
Cylindrical roots to 25cm long and 4cm across. Smooth skin, dark red and excellent taste. Highly productive.
Improved globe shaped strain with dark red colour, free from white rings. Best of the Globe varieties.
Golden roots and succulent edible leaves. Unusual and worth considering. Packets only.
Non-staining white roots taste like the best traditional types. Round solid roots with edible leaves.