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Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted

Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted

This turnip shaped, flat rooted beetroot is a heirloom variety that matures early and is full of flavour. Afte... read more

This turnip shaped, flat rooted beetroot is a heirloom variety that matures early and is full of flavour. After boiling, cool off the beets and serve then with stuffed eggs for a refreshing salad. Absolutely delicious! Sow from late spring until mid summer in rows in open ground. Thin out if necessary.


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Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted - 1 pack of seeds

Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted - 1 pack of seeds A06445 - Egyptian Turnip Rooted

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  • Seed weight 5 gram
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Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted

This turnip shaped, flat rooted beetroot is a heirloom variety that matures early and is full of flavour. After boiling, cool off the beets and serve then with stuffed eggs for a refreshing salad. Absolutely delicious! Sow from late spring until mid summer in rows in open ground. Thin out if necessary.

Details Beetroot Egyptian turnip rooted

  • Edible
  • Flower colour: white
  • Harvest: July - August
  • Full grown: 4 months
  • Full grown height: 1 - 10 cm
  • Full grown width: 10 - 25 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 2 cm
  • Hardiness: Not hardy
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Egyptian Turnip Rooted

Beetroot likes a non acidic soil and part shade or full sun. If your soil is acidic add lime. If planted in full sun make sure the soil doesn't dry out. Prepare the soil in autumn prior to planting, remove any large clumps or stone that may restrict the root growth.

If possible two or three weeks before sowing, spread a general granular fertiliser over the soil. For best results always sow seed directly into a position where it can remain until harvest. If sowing in rows leave around 30cm between rows.

Sow the seeds at around 2cm depth and cover with soil. After sowing make sure the soil remains damp until the seeds have germinated. Thin seedlings out when they are approx 5cm tall, leave the strongest looking ones in the ground, and eat the small ones in salads.

Keep the plants well watered and regularly remove weeds. Harvest after approx 90 days or when the beetroot is the size of a tennis ball. Gently dig under the root with and lift the bulb out of the soil taking care not to damage the outer skin.

Twist off the stems to stop the purple colour from bleeding. Clean to remove any soil, store in boxes layered with sand and keep in a cool airy place such as a garage or shed.If you have limited space Beetroot can also be grown in containers

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Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

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11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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