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Beetroot Seeds - Action F1
£1.99
Beetroot Seeds - Action F1

Beetroot Seeds - Action F1

Beta vulgaris

A superb garden performer, producing a good crop of high quality, smooth-skinned, deep red roots. The strong tops make it easier to harvest too. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.

TOBY'S TIPS: "Twist off rather than cutting when harvesting - to prevent roots 'bleeding' juice."

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Excellent quality beetroot

A superb garden performer, producing a good crop of high quality, smooth-skinned, deep red roots. The strong tops make it easier to harvest too. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.

TOBY'S TIPS: "Twist off rather than cutting when harvesting - to prevent roots 'bleeding' juice."

Choose a sunny spot and sow seed thinly outdoors in drills (straight shallow grooves) made 30cm (12") apart and then covered 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 7.5m (25'). Triplepack - Row 22.5m (75').

Colour:Red

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:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:False

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

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'. 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 nutrient value, pickling reduces it. Use tops of young roots as for spinach.

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