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More Beetroot varieties

Boltardy

Probably the most popular globe Beetroot variety. As its name suggests, it has been bred to be bolt resistant. It is also suitable for earlier sowing. Deep red sweet roots that can also be eaten as baby beets. Young leaves can also be added to salads. Stores well.

Cylindra

Long dark red cylindrical roots, a popular variety for slicing into disks. Roots grow 15cm to 20cm long. Sweet flavoured good textured flesh. The leaves are sweeter than other varities, young leaves are great in salads. Immature roots make excellent baby beetroot, mature roots store very well.

Detroit Globe

First introduced in the late 19th century, this globe-rooted variety is still very popular today. A reliable all round performer that is favoured by exhibitors due to its large uniform shaped roots. Smooth skinned, deep red roots with excellent texture and flavour, this variety is as good for eating as it for showing. Harvest this variety when roots are the size of tennis ball. Stores well