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Beetroot 'Coloured Collection' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

Hardy Annual

If you enjoy beetroot then you will love this coloured collection of 3 delicious varieties that will add colour and flavour to your plate, whether baked, boiled or pickled. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

  • Collection comprises one packet each of:
  • Beetroot 'Boltardy' - Good yields of deep red, globe shaped roots with a superb sweet flavour and tender, ring free flesh.
  • Beetroot 'Burpee's Golden' - Attractive orange roots with a delightful, succulent flavour that's superb for serving as a hot vegetable. Best sown thicker than normal varieties as it has an inherent lower germination trait.
  • Beetroot 'Chioggia' - A striking globe variety with orange-pink skins and an appealing 'bullseye' formation of red and white rings on the inside, fading to soft pink when cooked.

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June, July
full sun
    • 3 packets - 1 of each variety (800 beetroot seeds in total)

    • SAVE *£1.68  
    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £7.17 £5.49

Direct sow beetroot seeds outdoors from March to July in a weed free, sunny position in fertile, light, well drained soil. Sow beetroot seeds thinly in shallow drills at a depth of 3cm (1") and 30cm (12") apart. Germination will usually take 12 to 24 days. When large enough to handle, thin out the seedlings within each row to 10cm (4") apart.

When growing beetroot, water as necessary to prevent the soil from drying out and keep the plants cool and moist. This will help to avoid plants running to seed. Roots can be lifted at any time from June to October once they have reached 1" diameter or more. Harvest any remaining crops before the first frosts. Beetroot can be stored until mid spring in boxes of moist sand in a frost free shed or garage.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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