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Beetroot Melbourne Early Slow Bolt

Beta Vulgaris
  • 150 Seeds/pkt
  • Flattened globe shaped roots up to 10cm
  • Leaves great as a salad green
  • Good summer variety
  • Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer garden vegetables

$3.00 inc GST

Beetroot Melbourne Early Slow Bolt

$3.00 inc GST

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Product Description

This delicious beetroot has a uniform deep red ring-less colour, a fine flavour and texture with flattened globe-shaped roots growing up to 10cm. With attractive tall glossy leaves, this is an ideal variety for salad greens. Suitable also picked early as baby beets.

Beetroot Melbourne Early Slow Bolt has a high nutrition and vitamin content with tops that are a rich source of vitamin C. Great to eat in salads or soups. This beetroot is a native of Northern Africa and Western Mediterranean regions. The ancient Greeks only used leaves. Beetroot can be steamed with other veggies or grated raw as well as boiled and pickled for salads. This beetroot can successfully be sown indoors and transplanted.

Read our article for more information on growing Beetroot

Planting Guide
Method
Direct or Seedling Trays
Planting Depth
15mm
Germination Period
5 to 10 days at 10-30C
Life Cycle
Annual
Row Spacing
50cm
Plant Spacing
10cm
Positioning
Full sun
Average days to maturity
50-70 days
* The information above is provided as a guide only.
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