Beetroot F1 Hybrid - Seeds
Beetroot is able to provide you with anti-cancer and heart-protection properties thanks to its red pigments. Easy to grow,it is one of the top 10 vegetables grown in the home garden.
Beetroot are easy to grow and ideal for anyone new to vegetable gardening. And beetroot is for more than pickling. Try roast beetroot â€“or even try it in your burger when youâ€™re having a barbecue. For best results,sow beetroot little and often,harvesting the roots when they are young,tender and the size of a golf ball. The leaves can also be eaten. If you grow varieties for winter storage,it is possible to have beetroot almost all year round.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Beta vulgaris(Scientific Name)||-||June to september||approximately 35.0 cm (1.14 feet)||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun , partial sun||Beetroot will grow in any well-drained garden soil but require fertile conditions,best ensured by digging in at least a bucketful of well-rotted garden compost. |
Prefers a neutral soil with a pH of between 6.5 and 7.5.
|Water every 10-14 days in dry spells. If plants are not growing strongly,apply 30g per square metre of high nitrogen fertiliser,such as sulphate of ammonia,and water in.||Around 45Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
- Thinning is necessary, as you may get more than one seedling out of each seed. Thin when they read about 2 inches high by pinching them off.
- Pulling them out of the ground may disturb the close surrounding roots of nearby seedlings.
- Established plants should be thinned to 3â€“4 inches between plants.
- Mulch and water well. Beets need to maintain plenty of moisture.
- Any necessary cultivation should be gentle, beets have shallow roots that are easily disturbed.
When you can start seeing the root,you will have a good idea of its size. The beetroots are ready to harvest when they are approximately the size of a small orange;too large and they won t be as tasty.
Special features: Beets are a cool season vegetable crop. This root veggie grows quickly and has many different varieties which showcase deep red, yellow or white bulbs of different shapes.
Culinary use: Beetroot is a popular vegetable, eaten boiled, pickled, or grated raw for salads. It is the main ingredient of borscht, a soup of Ukrainian origin. Beetroot juice is marketed as a healthy drink, alone or mixed with other juices.
Ornamental use: na
Medicinal use: Beetroot is usefull for Inflammation, Exercise and athletic performance, Heart health and blood pressure, Dementia, Diabetes