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Beetroot & Chard Seeds


Homegrown beetroot and chard (or leaf beet) seeds are simply delicious and easy to grow. They can generally be sown from March to July/August and will give you a good crop of vegetables to keep your salads bright and fresh.



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Beetroot 'Boltardy' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

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  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
One of the best known and most popular varieties available, Beetroot 'Boltardy' produces good yields of deep red, globe shaped roots with a superb sweet flavour and tender, ring free flesh. This RHS AGM variety is bolt-resistant making it ideal for early sowings. Not only does this longstanding customer favourite offer perfect sweet roots for roasting, pickling and slicing for salads, the baby leaves can also be harvested through the season for salad use. Sow every two weeks from March through to mid July for a constant supply through the season. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 packet (350 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £1.99

Beetroot 'Rainbow Beet' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

  • Vegetable of the year 2014
  • A kaleidoscope of colours for your salad bowl

A visually stunning mixture of five beetroot varieties with superb contrasting outer skins, flesh, stems and leaves! Each variety has a deliciously sweet flavour and they can be enjoyed as mature roots or as tasty 'baby beets'. Delicious whether they are eaten hot or cold, cooked or pickled, Beetroot 'Rainbow Beet' can even be sliced raw into salads for a colourful crunch. Try steaming the tender stems and leaves as an alternative to spinach or chard. Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 15cm (6in).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Beetroot 'Subeto' F1 Hybrid - Deep, rich, purple-red roots with purple stems and green leaves.
  • Beetroot 'Boldor' - A vibrant globe variety with yellow flesh and an orange outer skin. The yellow stems contrast nicely with the bright green leaves.
  • Beetroot 'Chioggia' - A striking globe variety with red-pink skin and an appealing 'bullseye' formation of red and white rings on the inside fading to soft pink when cooked. Pink stems.
  • Beetroot 'Albina Vereduna' - Pure white roots with superb flavour, and pale green stems.
  • Beetroot 'Bull's Blood Scarletta' - A striking variety with dark burgundy-purple leaves, stems and outer skins. When cut open, roots are cerise pink with attractive concentric rings.
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    • 1 packet (250 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £1.99

Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

 Customer Rating
  • Tasty and nutritious

This exciting RHS AGM Swiss Chard, produces a rainbow of coloured stems that are crowned with large leaves of green or bronze. The flavour is deliciously mild and packed with nutritional content. Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights' can be harvested from mid-summer to late autumn, and after a normal winter, it will re-emerge to give an unbelievably early spring crop! Guaranteed lo brighten the vegetable patch, or why not grow this colourful swiss chard cultivar in ornamental borders. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • 1 packet (80 swiss chard seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

Beetroot 'Rubidus' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris, Beetroot 'Detroit 6 Rubidus'

Bolting is almost a thing of the past with this excellent globe variety! Beetroot 'Rubidus' will be ready to harvest over a week earlier than 'Boltardy', which it supersedes in all respects. The firm, smooth, deep red roots can reach 12.5cm (5") in diameter, but retain their superb tender flesh without a hint of fibre. This vigorous beetroot holds an RHS AGM, and produces high yields which are synonymous with F1 Hybrids. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.49

Swiss Chard 'Five Colour Silverbeet' - Heritage

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

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A rainbow mix of vibrant stem and leaf colours maintained as an Australian heirloom variety. Swiss Chard 'Five Colour Silverbeet' makes an excellent value crop. The juicy, mild flavoured broad stems and the tasty leaves can both be eaten as steamed vegetables, or harvested as baby leaves for adding to salads. This decorative Swiss Chard makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot or even the flower bed. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 40cm (16").

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    • 1 packet (200 swiss chard seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £1.99

Beetroot 'Albina Vereduna' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

Avoid purple staining and colour bleeding by growing this unusual white beetroot. Globe Beetroot 'Albina Vereduna is much more acceptable as a vegetable when served with fish or poultry and adds variety and flavour far exceeding most red beetroots. The curved and wavy top leaf is high in vitamins and can also be served like spinach as a vegetable. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (250 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.49

Swiss Chard 'Lucullus'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

Swiss Chard 'Lucullus' is a particularly prolific variety offering fantastic value. This RHS AGM variety produces an abundance of wide, white stems which are deliciously succulent when cooked like asparagus, and served with butter. The large, tasty leaves make a flavoursome alternative to spinach, and if left to flower, the flower stalks can also be cooked and eaten like sprouting broccoli. Initially cropping from mid-summer to late autumn, this tasty leaf beet will re-emerge after a normal winter, to produce an unbelievably early spring crop. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
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    • 1 packet (200 swiss chard seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

Swiss Chard 'Fantasy'

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet

Arguably the best tasting Red Chard with a mild, juicy flavour and, unlike many Red Chards, has no harsh aftertastes. With excellent tolerance to downy mildew, Swiss Chard 'Fantasy' is ideal for successional sowings through the spring and summer for a delicious crop of both 'baby leaf' and mature plants. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16"). More info
    • 1 packet (175 swiss chard seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

Beetroot 'Burpee's Golden' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

Introduced in the 1940's, Beetroot 'Burpee's Golden' produces attractive orange roots with a delightful, succulent flavour that makes it a superb for serving as a hot vegetable. Try harvesting the tops for steaming and eating like spinach while the roots are between the size of a golf ball and a tennis ball. Beetroot 'Burpee's Golden' is best sown thicker than normal varieties as it has an inherent lower germination trait. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (100 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.39

Beetroot 'Chioggia' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

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. Beetroot 'Chioggia' is sweet, tender and succulent with lustrous dark green leaves and ruby-red stems. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6"). More info
    • 1 packet (300 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.99

Beetroot 'Alto' F1 Hybrid

Beta vulgaris

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The first F1 hybrid cylindrical 'Housewives choice' variety with the sweetest of flavours. Beetroot 'Alto' F1 produces uniform, straight roots, free from rings with a smooth rich-red skin and flesh colour, making them easy to prepare. Roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up, and remain in good condition for long periods. This RHS AGM beertroot is an easy to grow, space saving variety. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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    • 1 packet (300 beetroot seeds)

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    • £2.49

Beetroot 'Pablo' F1 Hybrid

Beta vulgaris

This top quality RHS AGM variety produces smooth-skinned, round roots with a dark red skin that taste delicious in summer salads. Enjoy Beetroot 'Pablo' as succulent baby beets as well as mature roots. The larger roots of this delicious beet will also store well for winter use without them turning woody. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
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    • 1 packet (250 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69