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Beetroot Bull's Blood

Code: M6105

These beets can be used as normal and the scrumptious leaves can be used as a garnish or in salads - genius!

A lovely visual element to salads and preserves and the deep red leaves are great in mesclun mixes and micro salads.
Where to buy

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Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a sheltered, well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 2 cm apart, in rows 45 cm apart and to a depth 2 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hits & Tips: Best to thin your beets by selectively harvesting crowded plants. Leaves can be plucked and used in salads. For winter crop always sow early enough in late summer-autumn to allow good plant establishment before the cold sets in.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 100
Botanical Name Beta vulgaris var. crassa
Best Months to Sow - Temperate Regions Jan, Feb, Mar, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Best Months to Sow - Warmer Regions Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Depth 2cm
Seed Spacing 2cm
Harvest/Maturity 9-11 weeks


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