Mangel Wurzel

Beta vulgaris Packet

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
In Stock

  • Heirloom from the 1700's
  • Large roots and tender green leaves

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Description

'Mangel Wurzel' seeds

Beta vulgaris

  • Heirloom from the 1700's
  • Large roots and tender green leaves

Heirloom from the 1700's. Very large white/yellow tapered roots and green silverbeet like leaves. Roots have an excellent flavour and smooth texture if eaten when young; good for soups, roasting and as a steamed vegetable. Leaves are tender and are used like spinach; good for stir-fries and as a steamed vegetable. Also known as Fodder Beet, Mangold, Mangel Beet and Field Beet. Also commonly grown as a fodder crop for animals. Best suited to cooler climates. Roots can grow in excess of 18kg but are much better eating when picked young.

Seeds per gram: 49
Product code: E4-18

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 15mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 5-10 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 50cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 150 days

*Notes: Keep well watered.

Shipping

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Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
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Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

Ratings & Reviews

Mangel WurzelMangel Wurzel

I loved the name at first sight and we think that the leaves are better then spinach! The weird thing is that I had forgotten I had planted it!! and was thinking how I'd never seen spinach with a root like that before!!! Now I am going to try the root. Thank you. I am trying to give 5 stars.
2 November 2020