Beta vulgaris

Beetroot is a popular and nutritious root crop that is great for storing.

  • Growing Tip: Best grown quickly in rich, friable soil. Harvest when root crown shows through soil crust at base of leaves.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 5-10cm apart, in rows 30-40cm apart.
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Harvest: 8-10 weeks
  • Planting Time: Spring, Summer (Sept-Dec)
  • Range: Vegie Patch, Garden Harvest

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