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Beta vulgaris

white beetroot, snow white

Description

A beet variety from Holland with completely white sweet roots - meaning no staining - and with a sweet delicious flavour.

The succulent curvy green leaves have been bred for use as leaf beet or chard and the beet can be used for making sugar and are rich in vitamins.

Harvesting seed

Wait for blooms in the second year of growth.

After flowering and after the plant dies back, cut individual seed stalks and dry upside down in a paper bag.

Thresh the stalks by running a gloved hand along the stalk to dislodge the seeds.

Store in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
31-40cm
Spread
11-20cm
Colour
White
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
6 years
Nominal value
0.6 pence/seed