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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

 Customer Rating
  • 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. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (350 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £1.99

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: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.49

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)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.39

Beetroot 'Red Ace' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

This main crop variety produces round to oval, high quality roots with a dark red colour. The hybrid vigour of Beetroot 'Red Ace' makes it a very strong grower which will do well in most sites and soils, and is particularly good in dry seasons. This RHS AGM variety makes a superb choice for exhibition. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (150 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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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: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.69

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)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.49

Beetroot 'Solo' F1 Hybrid

Beta vulgaris

This British bred monogerm variety produces only one seedling per seed cluster, reducing the need for thinning out. The smooth skinned, round roots of Beetroot 'Solo' F1 are high in sugar content for the sweetest of flavours, making them ideal as a 'baby beet' or as a mature root. This RHS AGM variety has good resistance to bolting, leaf spot, downy and powdery mildew. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”).
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    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.19

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: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.99

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: By end of October 2014
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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: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.69

Beetroot 'Detroit 2 Crimson Globe'

Beta vulgaris

An improved strain of the ever popular 'Detroit'. Beetroot 'Detroit 2 Crimson Globe' produces globe-shaped roots with rich maroon colouring and a good flavour. Ideal for successional sowing to produce high yields. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”). More info
    • 1 packet (300 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.19

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: By end of October 2014
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    • £2.49