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Overview

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

This variety is great for kids and for quick growth, feed with fertilizer. Brilliantly coloured stems which is bursting with great flavour. Easy to produce, requiring little maintenance, it has a long cropping period.

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

How To Grow

Plant a few seeds every 40cm (16”) in rows 12mm (½”) deep. Keep well watered. Thin out to the strongest seedling in each position when large enough to handle. First harvest will be ready 8-12 weeks from sowing. Leave four or five centre stalks for quick regrowth. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

When To Plant

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

North Island: All year

Harvest

8-12 weeks