Beetroot Detroit 2 ORGANIC

Overview

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

A very easily grown vegetable, and extremely versatile. Eat it fresh or pickled in salads, or use hot served with a white sauce. This deep crimson variety is extremely popular for its fine flavour. Beetroot grows well on most well-cultivated soils. Ideal for deep freezing.

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How To Grow

Sow 1in (2.5cm) deep in rows 1ft (30cm) apart. Keep soil moist. Sow thinly and repeat at intervals for succession. Thin out to 4in (10cm) when large enough to handle. Harvest: Don't cut leaves but twist them off as this will prevent bleeding.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: All year

Harvest

10-12 weeks

Weight/Seed

200 seeds