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Bulls Blood is an heirloom variety with intense burgundy hued leaves. Tasty baby leaves add delightful colour to a salad, and can be steamed just like spinach. Sliced roots display subtle candy-pink rings, and have a delicious sweetly earthy flavor. Great for harvesting as baby beets, or let them grow and enjoy slow-roasted, steamed or pickled.
Each "seed" is a cluster of 1-4 true seeds in a corky outer coating. Soak for two hours before sowing to ensure water penetrates to seeds. Sow direct where they are to grow or in trays of Yates® Black Magic® Seed Raising Mix. When 3-5cm tall, separate clustered seedlings and transplant.
Grow in a sunny well-drained position. Apply Yates® Thrive® Fish Blood & Bone Plant Food regularly and keep seedlings well watered. Make successive sowings every few weeks. Protect from snails and slugs..
Pick young leaves and add to salad mixes.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
Beta vulgaris var. Cruenta