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Beetroot – Detroit (Organic)£2.10 – £3.80 Choose pack size
Beetroot – Detroit (Organic)
Reliable maincrop beetroot producing large globe-shaped red roots. This is a classic variety, having proved itself since 1892 when it was introduced by the D.M. Ferry Seed Company, in Michigan, USA. It is reliable and high-yielding and remains a favourite with gardeners and growers to this day.
The large, globe-shaped beets have the typical beetroot colour and an excellent flavour making it perfect for baking, sautéing, grating into salads, pickling and anything else that you might want to do with a beetroot. Yes, it will also store well!
(Approximate seed count – 200)£2.10 – £3.80
Beetroot – Chioggia (Organic)£2.30 – £4.60 Choose pack size
Beetroot – Chioggia (Organic)
An Italian variety with striking white and red concentric rings throughout its flesh. This unusual cultivar has been around since the early 19th century and originates from the coastal town of Chioggia near Venice in Northern Italy. With its delicate flavour and soft flesh it will make an ideal raw addition in salads or as a decorative side dish. When cooked the rings will fade out a little and become pinkish but the beetroot will keep its sweet and mild delicious taste. Definitely our favourite in terms of looks!£2.30 – £4.60
Beetroot – Boltardy (Organic)£2.33 – £3.95 Choose pack size
Beetroot – Boltardy (Organic)
A classic all-purpose beetroot, well suited to early sowings as a result of its excellent resistance to bolting. Boltardy is a winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit and has a well earned reputation for being a real ‘workhorse’ variety. Many large scale growers choose this variety over its modern hybrid cousins for early sowings. We love it as it does exactly what is says on the tin.£2.33 – £3.95
Beetroot – Burpee’s Golden (Organic)£2.30 Add to basket
Beetroot – Burpee’s Golden (Organic)
An unusual beetroot producing brilliant orangey yellow roots which mellow to a rich golden colour when cooked. Developed by breeders at the Burpee seed company in USA in the 1940s, it quickly became a hit with gardeners due to its sweeter and milder flavour compared to other beets.
It is a key ingredient in Ronja’s delicious raw beetroot salad!
(Approximate seed count – 150)£2.30
Beetroot – Bull’s Blood (Organic)£2.30 Add to basket
Beetroot – Bull’s Blood (Organic)
A variety with extremely dark red leaves, usually grown as a salad leaf. The leaves are exceptionally dark red, almost purple colour and very tender and sweet, especially as baby-leaf. They can be cut up to 4-5 times and will grow back.
(Approximate seed count – 200)£2.30
Beetroot – Cylindra (Organic)£2.30 – £4.40 Choose pack size
Beetroot – Cylindra (Organic)
A distinctive, very attractive variety which forms long, thin cylindrical beets . Deep purple, and typically 20cm tall, and 6cm diameter, but like any beet, can get very large with enough room. They look great in the veg patch, at the market and also on your plate! Very suitable as a main crop and has excellent storage capability.
Guest description by our friend Dan from Chagfood CSA£2.30 – £4.40
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