Beetroot

Beetroot 'Bulls Blood' - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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. 150 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
 
BEETROOT 'Derwent Globe' - Beta vulgaris
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

$3.50
Heirloom
Organic
BEETROOT 'Early Wonder Tall Top' - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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. 250 seeds.

$3.50
BEETROOT - ‘Golden’ - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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. 40 seeds.

$3.50
BEETROOT ‘Chioggia’ - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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. 120 seeds.
 

$3.50
Heirloom
 
Beetroot ‘Crosbys Egyptian Flat’ - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

A red heirloom variety that originated in Germany in the late 1800’s. It was improved in the USA by Josiah Crosby, who selected to retain the earliness and to remove the rough nature of the original ‘Flat Egyptian’ variety. Harvest young for a baby beet or mature for a large, full sized root. The red veined leaves are also great for eating or stir fries. 220 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
 
Beetroot ‘Cylindrica’  - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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. 150 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
 
BEETROOT ‘Detroit Dark Red’ - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

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.

$3.50
Heirloom
 
Beetroot ‘Red Ace’ F1  - Beta vulgaris
Beta vulgaris

The best all singing, all dancing red beetroot in our trials. These dark red roots are sweet, tender and not fibrous even when older. A good looking variety with round, smooth roots that grow quickly and uniformly. The red veined leaves are also great for eating or stir fries. Use root raw, cooked or pickled. 250 seeds.

$3.50