An Italian favourite, with unusual pink and white rings when the roots are sliced. Has a lovely mild flavour and takes less time to cook when compared to other beetroots.
When to sow
March to July
Where to Sow
Sow thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (½”) deep with 30cm (12″) between rows.
What to do Next
Thin the seedlings gradually as they grow to an eventual spacing of 10cm (4″). Do not transplant.
June to October
Keep roots moist throughout the growing season so they remain tender and succulent.
Rich in beta carotene calcium , iron & folic acid.