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Beetroot Collection

Growing all these three varieties of beetroot means you'll extend their harvesting season and get beautiful suppers and salads with the mixed colours.
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3 packets of seed

15 seedlings

Delivery:

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Thin to 10cm (4in)
Cultivation
Soak seed in warm water for half an hour before sowing. Sow into gutters from March or direct sow every 3-4 weeks from early April-July. Sow thinly in rows with a row gap of 30cm (12in), or sow in blocks. Thin to 5-6cm (2in).

Description

Full of vitamins A, B6, C, folic acid, potassium and more. The delicious superfood which is excellent in so many recipes. Growing all these three varieties of beetroot means you'll extend their harvesting season and get beautiful suppers and salads with the mixed colours.

This collection includes one packet, or 5 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

Don't water unless soil is very parched, over-watering encourages leaf at the expense of root. Fantastic planted with chamomile, onions and lettuce.