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Growing Beetroot

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United Kingdom Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Outdoors
Harvest
Distance between Plants – 4in Distance between Rows – 12in Germination within 12 days
Check out my personal growing notes at the bottom of this page, if I’m growing it this year.

Very easy to grow, sow every fortnight for a continued harvest throughout the year.


HOW TO SOW


Sow directly where they are to grow, 1in deep.

VARIETIES


HOW TO TRANSPLANT


Beetroot don’t transplant well so avoid this.


HOW TO PLANT


CROP ROTATION:


COMPANION PLANTING:

prefer to be planted with Cabbages, Lettuces, Onions and Kohl Rabi.
dislike being planted with

HOW TO CARE FOR

Thin the seedlings to around 4in apart, use the seedlings in salad.


PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS EFFECTING


HOW TO HARVEST

Lift as-and-when required throughout the year. Use a hand fork to gently lift out of the soil.


SAVING SEED OF


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HOW TO STORE

Best stores in boxes and dry sand.


USING IN THE KITCHEN


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SEAN’S PERSONAL GROWING NOTES FOR

Variety Date Sown Transplanted Planting Out First Harvest Last Harvest
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