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Beetroot Information



Beta vulgaris

Most commonly a deep red, round vegetable used for pickling. Can be eaten raw in salads.

Moon Planting Type: Root

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Beetroot Growing Notes


Sow in rows, 3cm deep and 30cm apart. Sow thinly.

Pruning & Thining

Thin as required.


Pick smaller beets as required, and leave space for larger beetroots to grow. Can be picked and stored in boxes, or pickled in vinegar.

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Beetroot Varieties

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