Beetroot

If you have a greenhouse or polytunnel, you can grow beetroot over the autumn. You can harvest the larger leaves to use as chard while the roots are growing, and should be able to pull them up in early spring.

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  • Golden Beetroot

    Golden Beetroot – Boldor (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Delicious and colourful
    This super tasty Golden Beetroot variety produces smooth skinned golden yellow roots. Best grown in a polytunnel or greenhouse when planted in the autumn.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Boldor (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great for roasting, pickling or try making a golden beetroot soup. Alternatively you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 10cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. Best to grow in a greenhouse/polytunnel.

    When to harvest: Harvest as baby beets before the first frosts if growing outside. If growing in a greenhouse, they should be ok in the ground until you want to use them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot – Chioggia (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This traditional Italian beetroot has beautiful, decorative white rings when sliced. It is very tender with a delicious flavour when cooked. They need a little warmth so will do best grown in a polytunnel or greenhouse over the autumn months.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Chioggia Italian (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for roasting or you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads. Delicious!

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 10cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. Best to grow in a greenhouse/polytunnel.

    When to harvest: Harvest as baby beets before the first frosts if growing outside. If growing in a greenhouse, they should be ok in the ground until you want to use them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot

    Beetroot – Detroit (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, large vegetables. They are best grown in a polytunnel or greenhouse when planted in the autumn, for the extra warmth.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for roasting or you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads. Delicious!

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 10cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. Best to grow in a greenhouse/polytunnel.

    When to harvest: Harvest as baby beets before the first frosts if growing outside. If growing in a greenhouse, they should be ok in the ground until you want to use them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot – Cylindra (Autumn)

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has a very fine, smooth texture with little fibre. The root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season and does not get woody. The roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for a long period. Best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel if planted in autumn.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The roots of this beetroot are sweet with an earthy-caramel taste, especially lovely when roasted. Or you could try boiling the beetroot or sliced up and in salads.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery between late August and October. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in autumn approx 10cm apart in raised beds, traditional veg patches or in pots and planters. Best to grow in a greenhouse/polytunnel.

    When to harvest: Harvest as baby beets before the first frosts if growing outside. If growing in a greenhouse, they should be ok in the ground until you want to use them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.