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Unique attractive colour mix. Adds a new dimension to the salad plate, either raw or cooked, and great for making crisps too! Stems and leaves can also be used as salad ingredients. For window box, pots or garden.
Aftercare - Easy:True
Aftercare - Moderate:False
Aftercare - High:False
Likes Acidic Soil:False
Beds & Borders:True
Prefers Full Sun:True
Crops 12-16 weeks from sowing. F1 hybrids last longer in good condition than ordinary types. In a sunny spot sow seed thinly in drills (straight shallow grooves) made 30cm (12") apart and cover with about 1.25cm (½") of soil. Thin resulting seedlings to 5–7cm (2–3") apart. Alternatively for raised beds you can sow in small blocks with a spacing of 5–7cm each way which is more space efficient. Sow bolt-resistant varieties March-April and other varieties late April to July, for continuous cropping from June-December! Row length per pack: 7.5m (25'). Harvest June-December.
HEALTH BENEFITS: A proven superfood! Roots are rich in potassium and folate plus some vitamin C. The young leaves are rich in beta carotene, calcium and iron. COOKING HINTS: Don't waste the leaves, use them like spinach! Cooking can actually increase the nutrient value. Cook the young leaves or use them in salads.
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