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Beetroot 'Wodan' F1 Hybrid (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

Hardy Annual

  • Superb flavour
Beetroot 'Wodan' has a wonderful flavour when freshly cooked, either as 'baby' beet or as larger roots, and is also ideal for pickling. Producing excellent quality, bright red, rounded roots are which do not go woody. The young leaves can also be used as an alternative to spinach. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
April, May, June, July
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (200 beetroot seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £2.99

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.

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