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Beetroot Seeds - Moneta
£1.79
Beetroot Seeds - Moneta

Beetroot Seeds - Moneta

Beta vulgaris

An easier way to grow good beetroot! This monogerm variety produces one strong seedling per cluster so much less thinning out is needed. The uniform, round, smooth skinned roots are of excellent flavour and deep crimson internal colour. Moneta may be sown earlier than many varieties without the risk of bolting. Globe variety. Maturing 12-16 weeks from sowing.

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Excellent flavour!

An easier way to grow good beetroot! This monogerm variety produces one strong seedling per cluster so much less thinning out is needed. The uniform, round, smooth skinned roots are of excellent flavour and deep crimson internal colour. Moneta may be sown earlier than many varieties without the risk of bolting. Globe variety. Maturing 12-16 weeks from sowing.

Choose a sunny spot and sow seed thinly outdoors in drills (straight shallow grooves) made 30cm (12") apart and then covererd with about 1.25cm (½") of soil. For general use, sow at regular intervals late April-early June. Thin out seedlings to 5-7.5cm (2-3") apart. Harvest June-December. Row 4m (13').

Hardiness:-10 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:21-30cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:11-20cm

Organic:True

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Twist tops to remove - cutting induces 'bleeding' of messy sap. HEALTH BENEFITS: Known to boost the body's immune system. Roots rich in potassium and folate plus some vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). Tops rich in beta carotene, calcium and iron. COOKING HINTS: Retain leaf stalk and root. Boil from ¾ to 2 hours (depending on size) in salted water. Remove skin and cool for fresh use or pickling. Boiling can actually increase the ntrient value, pickling reduces it. Use tops of young roots as for spinach.

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