Kings Seeds Beetroot Bona

£1.65

5 in stock

SKU: 29454 Category:

Description

As good as any hybrid variety at a fraction of the price but equal in quality. Round smooth red roots with an intense inner colour and no white rings. Very sweet flavour, perfect as a baby or mature beets.


WHEN TO SOW
March to July


WHERE TO SOW
Sow thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (1/2″) 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. Only needs watering when there is a drought. Lift carefully and leave about 5cm (2″) of stalk to prevent bleeding when cooking.


HARVEST
June to October


NUTRITIONAL VALUES
Beetroot is rich in beta carotene and folic acid.
HANDY TIP
The roots hold for a good period before going woody . Ideal pulled and stored for winter use .