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Characteristics: Root vegetable
Seed per packet: 25
Beetroot Candy stripe a an Italian traditional globe shaped beetroot with dark green leaves and deep red stems.
When sliced the ornamental red and white rings are exposed, adding an attractive element to the salad plate. Sweet tasting beetroot that is ideal in salads or as a hot vegetable.
Tropical: Autumn, Winter Spring
Temperate: Winter to Mid-Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Early Autumn
Sow: 12mm deep
For best results grow in trays of a quality seed raising mix transplant when 6cm high. Alternatively sow direct and thin to strongest plant.
Plant space: 10-12cm
Row Space: 20-25cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 8-10 weeks
Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position. Avoid deformed beets by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.