A favourite heirloom with purple-reddish leaves and a red root with visible pinkish rings. The leaves can be used in salads, stir fries or vegetable juices. The roots are delicious, especially when harvested as baby beets. 250 seeds.
This old Tasmanian variety was grown by Yates during the last century. The deep red, globe shaped beetroots are very tender and juicy. It can be eaten raw or cooked. The young leaves can be used in salads. Best grown in lighter soils, with good drainage, but well watered over the summer months. Keep mulched. Takes about 60 days to mature. 200 seeds
The earliest beet you will eat! These 10cm bright red beauties are the best beetroot for early spring plantings as they grow well in cool soils. The glossy green, red-veined tops can be harvested for salads as it grows. A good all round beetroot that also pickles well and stores in the ground over winter. 350 seeds.
An unusual and stunning beetroot with orange skin and a rich gold interior. The green leaves have attractive yellow stems are prized in salad mixes when small and have a mild flavour when cooked. Organically grown seed. 60 seeds.
Not only is this Italian heirloom sweet it looks amazing. A red skinned beetroot with alternating red and white concentric rings through the flesh (like the old candy canes). Use just like normal beetroot; roasted, grated raw, boiled, in dips etc. The young green leaves can also be used in salads. 150 seeds.
The easiest beetroot to peel and slice!! An heirloom variety with a long deep red root that retain sweetness even when mature. The cylindrical shape makes it easier to peel and slice than the large rounded varieties. Grows to 15-20cm in length and up to 5cm wide. Tops can be used in salads. 200 seeds.
A popular heirloom due to its versatility – the young leaves can be used and the beetroots can be eaten raw, roasted, pickled or boiled. It is also early and has delicious dark red globe roots. Has some resistance to downy mildew. A dependable cropper with good heat and cold tolerance. 250 seeds.
White roots means having your favourite beet flavour without staining everything on the plate pink. The tops are tasty too. Best harvested when 5-8 cm in diametre for flavour. For continuous supply of greens and beets, sow in 2 week intervals until 8 weeks before expected frosts. This beetroot will store well in the soil over winter. 100 seeds.