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Characteristics: Root vegetable
Seed per packet: 25
Reputedly better tasting than red beet use the leaf a secondary vegetable.
White roots means non staining as with the red beetroot without losing the beetroot flavour.
The tops can be cooked or added to salads. Best harvested when 5-8 (2-3”) cm in diameter for optimum flavour.
Tropical: Autumn, Winter Spring
Temperate: Winter to Mid-Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Early Autumn
Sow: 12mm deep
For best results grow in trays of a quality seed raising mix transplant when 6cm high. Alternatively sow direct and thin to strongest plant.
Plant space: 10-12cm
Row Space: 20-25cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 8-10 weeks
Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position. Avoid deformed beets by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.