Beta vulgaris

(Beetroot)

LPPLants_-_63
Type
Vegetable
Planted
2005
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
Yes

Description

We generally grow varieties 'Boltardy' & 'Pablo'

Culinary Uses

Cooked or raw, delicious

Cultivation

Station sown in plugs under cover in March, planted out mid-May under fleece intially

Maintenance

Lift before slugs cause autumn damage