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Beetroot 'Boltardy' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)Beta vulgaris

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1 packet (90 beetroot seeds) £0.99 Despatch: within 24 hours
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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").

Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

30cm (11.8in)

15cm (5.9in)

1 Packet (90 Beetroot Seeds) (TSG00288)

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Sowing Months Harvest Months

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.

Sow from March when the ground is warm or 2-4 weeks before last expected frost.
1. Prepare the soil well by raking until it is fine and crumbly, removing any large stones.
2. Make 1cm (1/2in) shallow channels (drills) in soil spaced 30cm (12in) apart.
3. Separate the seed tapes at the perforation and if necessary cut to the desired length.
4.Water the open drill so that the seed tape sticks to the soil well.
5. Place the seed tape in the seed drill, along each row.
6. Cover seed tapes and gently firm the soil down using the back of a rake.
7.Water regularly and keep moist but not over wet.
8. Harvest at about 4cm (11/2in) in diameter or more. The smaller the root the better the quality.

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