Beetroot - Beta vulgaris
Beetroot is a popular and nutritious root crop that is great for storing.
Growing Tip: Best grown quickly in rich, friable soil. Harvest when root crown shows through soil crust at base of leaves.
Position: Full sun Height / Spacing: 5-10cm apart, in rows 30-40cm apart.
Lifespan: Annual Harvest: 8-10 weeks
Planting Time: Spring, Summer (Sept-Dec)