BEET Red Devil

Stock: 297 Available

Beta vulgaris

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Annual

Seed per packet: 30

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Similar in colour to the "Bull’s Blood" Red devil is a darker maroon colour primary grown for its vibrant dark red tops. 

Young leave can be harvested at around 30 days.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cold: Spring to Autumn

Sow: 10mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when 5-6cm tall.
Germination: 6-7 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 8 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants. Pick leaves continuously to promote new growth.

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