BEETROOT 'Derwent Globe'

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Botanical Name
Beta vulgaris
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
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Mar 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Aug 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 30th