Beetroot – Burpees Golden

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A hard to find Golden globe variety producing roots with a most attractive bright golden-yellow colour, retained when cooked, of a delicious flavor.

  • Seed Count: 300

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Beetroot – Burpees Golden

A hard to find Golden globe variety producing roots with a most attractive bright golden-yellow colour, retained when cooked, of a delicious flavor.  Mature roots do not become fibrous and avoids the red bleeding / staining of normal varieties.  In addition the tops can be harvested and utilized as spinach throughout the season.  Good resistance to bolting and stores well.  55 days

Cultivation advice Beetroot – Burpees Golden

  • Sow seeds in situ in Spring after the last frost when the ground has warmed up and then plant successive sowings to early summer.
  • Thinly Sow 1cm deep in rows 30cm apart. Thin seedlings to 8cm apart.
  • Early sowings can be made indoors / heated greenhouse in modules / trays and planted out at 5cm tall after all risk of frost has passed.
  • Pre soaking seed in warm water 0.5 – 1 hour before sowing will speed up germination.