Vegetables

Silverbeet 'Compact Deep Green'

A recently bred compact variety with short stems and large, highly convoluted leaves. Excellent taste and texture.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Direct or in seed trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover lightly, firm down and keep moist. Transplant or thin out when about 10cm high.

Care

Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Add Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser for best results. Mulch around plants in hot weather. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser fortnightly for a good yield. Pick outside leaves first. Harvest over a long period. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.