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Beetroot Boltardy produces an excellent crop of sweet, tender beetroot, perfect for early sowings due to its bolting resistance. AGM variety.
Boltardy Beetroot Seeds
Beetroot Boltardy is one of the most well-known and popular beetroot varieties available today. Producing globe-shaped with a striking deep red colour, this beetroot is tender, super sweet and packed full of flavour.
Perfect for early sowing due to being bolt-resistant it's clear why this is an RHS AGM variety.
Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
When to sow Boltardy beetroot? March - July. Earlier sowing (March - April) it's best to sow directly into trays and transplant later once all risk of frost has passed. May onwards direct sowing is perfectly fine.
Should I thin my Boltardy beetroot? Yes. Thinning your beetroot allows to plant to grow to a much larger size. If you do not thin your plants you will end up with carrot or smaller shaped beetroot!
Are there any veggies that I should plant next to Boltardy beetroot? Companion plants help growth, also repel pests and insects that attack your crops seeds and leaves. Some of the best vegetables you can grow next to beetroot are onions, lettuce, radish, cabbage and beans.
- Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Grow in Greenhouse
- Optional for Overwinter Crop
- Packet Seed Count
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