Silver Beet Fordhook Giant

Overview

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla

Tremendously popular in Europe as well as Australia! This tasty, versatile and easily grown vegetable will provide a continuous crop. Cook the stalks and eat as celery - the rich leaves as spinach.

We hope you enjoy these silver beet seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Learn 'How To Grow From Seed' or browse through our other 'Silver Beet Varieties!'

How To Grow

Drop a few seeds every 40cm (16in) in rows 12mm (half-inch) deep and 30cm (1ft) apart. Thin out to one plant every 40cm (16in). Keep well watered.

When To Plant

South Island: All year

North Island: All year

Harvest

8-12 weeks