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Beetroot Mix

£7.99 £5.59

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A fabulous array of different beets
This little collection contains five of each variety (Chioggia, Cylindra, Detroit, Golden) to give you a lovely harvest of different looking beetroots, each with its own distinct flavour.

Number of plants: 20 (5 of each variety)

Can be grown in: Raised beds, planters or large containers. Find out more about growing beetroot in our growing guide below.

In the kitchen: Can be steamed or are delicious eaten raw in salads. They are also great roasted with some honey.

Can be delivered from: late April to July

The right site

Beets are best grown in a sunny spot with well-drained, fertile soil.

Can be grown in....

Raised beds are ideal, but containers are fine too.

How far apart?

10cm apart.

Looking after your plants....

The key to beetroot growing is to avoid over watering. Other than that they are very easy-going.


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Don't drown them!

They need water, but not too much. During dry spells, water well, once a week. Other than that, leave them to their own devices and they should be fine.

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Be gentle

Take care not to damage roots when weeding.

Storage Tips

You can keep beetroots in a box of dry sand in a cool, dark place. Make sure they’re not touching each other and that you’ve twisted off the leaves before you store them.

Ways to cook

We cannot recommend enough roasted beetroot. They have such sweet flavour, and it makes a real change from potatoes and parsnips with a Sunday Roast.

When we deliver
We deliver these plants from late April through to July/August, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.

You can order from…
These plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.