Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

Read more in our Privacy policy

Beta vulgaris

Description

Regarded as the best yellow form, this beetroot has turnip shaped roots and is golden yellow throughout.

Best harvested when small (between golf ball and tennis ball size) it has the advantage of not bleeding like a conventional beetroot.

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
Colour
Yellow
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
6 years
Nominal value
1 pence/seed