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Beetroot Boltardy Seeds

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Packet of Beetroot Boltardy SeedsBeetroot Boltardy is the most popular variety for early and maincrop sowings. It produces round roots with good internal colouring. one of the main plus points of this variety is its good resistance to bolting. /

Boltardy can be used for the bulk of your beetroot cropping before switching to a late variety to finish the season. Sow little and often and you will be picking the roots over several months from June onwards.

Average Packet Contents :  350 Seeds


Beetroot Boltardy Grow Notes
When to Sow Seeds: March - In Cell Trays. April / May / June - Cell Trays or Outside
Germination Temperature: 12 ℃ Cover Seeds: Yes
Time to Germination: 5 - 7 Days Frost Hardy: Yes, Once bigger
Spacing Between Plants: 10cm Row Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 45cm Planting Position: Sun

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General Beetroot Growing Tips

Beetroot Boltardy is an easy crop to grow from seeds and ideal for beginners and experienced growers a like. The roots are best picked when young and cooked fresh. Pickling is another option. If roots are stored in winter you can have beetroot almost all year round.

  • Sow the beetroot seeds from early march under cloches, or if sowing in the open from mid-April to July for a regular supply of tasty roots. Sowings made from June onwards can be also be used for storing for winter use.
  • Alternatively you can sow Boltardy into large cell trays and plant out when ready.
  • If sowing direct in the ground, sow approx 2cm deep with a 10cm spacing in the rows, the rows should be around 30cm apart.
  • Dry soil will lead to woody roots, so water well and make sure the soil is always moist.
  • Protect early seedlings with fleece if a cold spell is forecast. Young beetroot plants are sensitive to cold and could bolt to seed early. There are bolt resistant varieties available and these should be your first choice for early sowings.
  • Feed every other week.
  • Do not let beetroot get too big as this will reduce taste and quality.
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Beetroot Boltardy
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Great crop
Thursday, 26 March 2015  |  Garry

Tried for the first time, excellent crop defo for next year

Great beetroot
Tuesday, 29 October 2013  |  Anna

I tried different beetroots this year, from different sources - but both varieties that I tried from this website were great! No bolting, all seeds produced nice roots and lovely leaves, which we ate too. Will definitely grow them next year.

Best Beetroot
Wednesday, 6 February 2013  |  David

I have tried all sorts of beetroot, but still think this is the best, I am waiting for the weather to settle down so that I can see how they have stood over winter. I will let you know how they fare.

Very Nice
Saturday, 29 December 2012  |  Emily

Lovely beetroots with a great flavour

seed order
Wednesday, 28 March 2012  |  Carol

Thanks for all the seeds busy planting them, they arrrived promptly looking forward to them sprouting thanks again

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