Beetroot "White Albino" Heirloom. 50 Seeds

Beta vulgaris


50 DAYS TILL MATURITY. SWEET WHITE BEETS. IDEAL FOR BOILING, PICKLING, BAKING AND FREEZING. 

Soak seeds in water 24 hours before planting so that you can separate the seeds. Thinning is nearly always required as seedlings emerge from a seedball of several seeds. If you don't thin them, you will get a number of rather pathetic plants which don't grow to an edible size. Harvest in 55 - 70 days but will keep in ground for longer.

Keep well-watered as dry beetroot develop a woody and inedible core. Tip from the Italian Gardener ' Make sure the top of the beet's bulb is covered with soil; this keeps the entire bulb the same colour and prevents 'corkiness' at the top of the bulb." For tasty and tender beetroot, start harvesting at golfball-size. a spinach replacement. 

 

  • Sow Moderate Climate: Sep-Apr
  • Sow Warm Climate: Aug-Apr
  • Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: Feb-Oct
  • Sow Tropical Climate: Feb-Jul
  • Sowing Method: Sow Direct
  • Depth: 20-25mm
  • Row Spacing: 30-40cm
  • Plant Spacing: 5-10cm
  • Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
  • Emerge: 15-25 Days
  • Harvest: 50-90 Days

(VBeetWA50)

SKU VBeetWA50
Unit Of Measure ea

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