Beetroot seeds - Crimson King. STAR BUY.
Our own variety, selected from crops on our Essex farm. Medium to large round roots of deep red with fine flavour and texture with no rings. Ideal for winter storage.
WHEN TO SOW
March to July.
WHERE TO SOW
Direct into growing site in shallow drills 2cm deep in rows 30cm apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Do not transplant. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, thin to 10cm apart or 15cm if larger roots are required.
June to October
To get sweet small roots for use whole in salads, thin to 5cm, and when the size of a golf ball, lift alternate roots.