Latin Name – Beta vulgaris
Sowing Instructions – Outdoors: Sow thinly, April-July, where they are to crop, 2.5cm deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 25cm between rows. Seedlings usually appear in 7-21 days. Thin seedlings to 10cm apart. Water well until plants are established. Regular sowings, made every three weeks, should ensure a continuous supply of young beets. Harvest: July-October.
Hints and Tips – Harvested roots can be stored in dry sand for winter use.
Number of seeds – Approx 250