Roots

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  • Swede – Marian

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and deliciously tasty
    Swede is a hardy root vegetable that is easy to grow so long as they are watered regularly to avoid splitting. It has a globe shape with purple skin colour and yellow flesh within.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Marian (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing swedes. Find out more about growing swede in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted, mashed or slow cooked in stews or casseroles.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July

  • Celeriac

    Celeriac – Giant Prague

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    The unsung hero of the vegetable world
    This variety of celeriac produces round roots with a slightly flattened base and medium green foliage. Protect from slugs in the early days and keep it well watered to help the root to swell. Harvest from late September and this variety stores very well.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Prague (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are ideal for growing celeriac. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: With its celery-like flavour with nutty overtones, celeriac is great mashed, boiled or roasted. Use it in slow cooked dishes or make a deliciously hearty soup.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot

    Beetroot – Detroit

    £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.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing beetroots in our growing guide below.

    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!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot – Cylindra

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has a smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. This unique variety 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.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing beetroot in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. Available to pre-order now.  These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.