Beetroot- Egyptian Turnip Rooted

Beta vulgaris


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Beetroot- Egyptian Turnip Rooted

Beta vulgaris


  • Turnip shaped beets
  • Egyptian heirloom variety


Egyptian Heirloom variety dating back to 1800's. Red flattened shaped beets which resemble a turnip in shape. Smooth textured red beets with sweet juicy flavour. Most of the beet forms above ground level. This variety stores well. Also known as "Egyptian Beetroot" or "Egyptian Flat Rooted Beetroot".


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

(Product number: G5-20)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds


SKU G5-20
Shipping Weight 0.0016kg
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 50

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