The leaves can be used in salads as well as the more familiar globes.
- Boltardy: Smooth-skinned roots of fine colour,Beetroot Boltardyare ideal for exhibition. Resistant to bolting and recommended for early sowing. (Globe or Round type.) RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. [Sutton Seeds]
Sow directly where they are to grow, 1in deep, or in the greenhouse in modules of compost.
If growing in modules, pop the plug plants into their final growing positions.
Prefers to be planted with Cabbages, Lettuces, Onions and Kohl Rabi.
Seasonal Care & Related Posts
Thin the seedlings to around 4in apart, use the seedlings in salad. Keep well watered and weed free.
PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS
Lift as-and-when required throughout the year. Use a hand fork to gently lift out of the soil.
Saving seed for next year
How to Store
Best stores in boxes and dry sand.