Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beta vulgaris

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beta vulgaris

  • Great for baby leaf & microgreens
  • Attractive dark purple tops

This variety is commonly grown as a baby leaf and microgreen variety. The leaves are dark purple/red and are ready in around 35 days. They look amazing in salads and have a delicious sweet flavour. The roots mature at around 55 days. Great dual-purpose heirloom variety.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring, summer and autumn
Germination: 5-10 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 55 days (35 days for baby leaf)
*Notes: Keep well watered. Is susceptible to leaf spot.

(Product number: A4-19-P)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds

SKU A4-19-P
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 50
Photo credits:

Photo by Eileen Kane/ CC BY 2.0 / cropped

Very quick germination

By: on 23 March 2016
Most of the seeds germinated after a day. This variety grow a little faster than Detroit ones though both of them have extremely rapid growth rate.

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