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SKU Code: V 4200
Characteristics: Root vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx. 40
Seed per gram: Approx. 50
Improved Detroit variety with a good disease resistance.
An open pollinated variety of this extremely nutritious root vegetable with a sweet taste and a tender texture. The top growth can be eaten as chard or spinach. The foliage is also highly regarded for taste and high in iron.
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.
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
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
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