When to sow
March to July
Where to Sow
Sow thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (½") deep with 30cm (12") between rows.
What to do Next
Thin the seedlings gradually as they grow to an eventual spacing of 10cm (4"). Do not transplant.
June to October
Rich in beta carotene calcium , iron & folic acid.
Can be sown in early March in a cold frame or under cloches for an earlier crop. Not out of place in a flower garden with its pretty foliage. Can be sown in June to produce baby beet in the autumn.