A popular quick growing variety producing attractive, globe-shaped roots with glossy purple crowns. The tender flesh has excellent flavour that’s ideal in soups and stews.
Easy to grow
Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old.
Sow into deep, well drained soil in a sunny position. Add Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Superphosphate to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Water well in early stages. Harvest roots while young and tender. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Great companion plant for marjoram, peas and tomatoes. Young leaves can be used as a green vegetable.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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