Sugar Beet

Beta vulgaris Packet

Standard seed packet, 75 seeds

$1.50
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  • Roots have a 20% sugar content
  • Used as both a vegetable and for sugar production

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Description

'Sugar Beet' seeds

Beta vulgaris

  • Roots have a 20% sugar content
  • Used as both a vegetable and for sugar production

Large white roots that grow to around 1.4kg and have a very sweet flavour and a high sugar content of around 20%. Traditionally used to produce sugar or molasses but can also be eaten as a vegetable either baked, steamed or in soups, shredded in salads and even in desserts. If grown as a vegetable is best harvested when around 400 grams.

Seeds per gram: 120
Product code: E4-17

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 15mm
Season 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 15cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 80-100 days

*Notes: Keep well watered. Is susceptible to leaf spot.

Shipping

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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

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Order dispatch time is currently 2-4 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

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
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  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**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
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.

 

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