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Beetroot Burpees Golden
[VEG263R]

Beetroot Burpees Golden
A favourite delicacy from Victorian times it is something different from the usual red beetroot, does not bleed and stain like normal beetroot, attractive globe shaped, Leaves are light green, roots orange-yellow that turn golden yellow when cooked. Tender, sweet tasting and a fine texture even when large, can be steamed, cooked in casserole or used raw in a salad. Recommended variety by River Cottage Handbook Veg Patch.
1 gram approx 85 Seeds

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Beta vulgaris General Sowing information: Pre soaking beetroot seed in warm water 0.5 - 1 hour before sowing will speed up germination. Sow seeds in situ in Spring when the ground has warmed up and successional sowings to early summer. Thinly Sow 1cm deep in rows 30cm apart. Thin seedlings to 8cm apart. Early sowings can be made indoors in modules/trays and planted out at 5cm tall after all risk of frost has passed.


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