Phytosanitary Certificates are now available for international buyers. We ship Internationally and Australia wide including Tasmania and WA.
Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: V 209
Characteristics: Root vegetable
Seed per packet: 25
The plant produces good yields of large 1.3 kg (3 lb) sugar beets. Roots have a sugar flavour.
Shred the beets and add them to other vegetables. Also used to make molasses and wine.
Sugar beets are easy to grow with mature beets that get up to 30cm (1ft) long, weigh 1.3 kg and produce an average of 3 teaspoons of sugar per beet.
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.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.