Large, dark green leaves with long, sturdy white stems. Easy to grow and rich in vitamins and iron.

Features

  • Long white stems
  • Large leaves
  • Rich in vitamins

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow or in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover lightly, firm down and keep moist. Transplant or thin out when about 6-8cm high.

Care

Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Add Yates Blood & Bone before sowing. Mulch around plants in hot weather. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food fortnightly for a good yield. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beets, marjoram and onion. Harvest by pulling (rather than cutting) stalks, starting with the outside leaves.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 30cm
Sow depth 12mm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Row space 30cm
Maturity 11-12 weeks
Maturity (days) 84
Botanical name Beta vulgaris ssp. cicla
Plant variety Fordhook Giant
Suitable for Garden beds

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