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Beetroot 'Boston' is an excellent improved Boltardy selection. The round roots have a smooth skin and good internal colour and texture. Slow bolting, it is ideal for early sowings, this maincrop variety can be sown from early March right through to late August.
Mid to late season variety€1.68
Beetroot 'Bona' is a mid to late season variety that produces fabulous smooth, round roots with a dark skin and intense red flesh. This top quality variety has a deliciously sweet flavour that can be enjoyed as mature roots or as tasty ‘baby beets’. Delicious whether they are eaten hot or cold, cooked or pickled.
Globe Beetroot (Introduced in the early 1960s)€1.74Boltardy is a very popular and reliable globe-shaped beetroot. A tried-and-tested cultivar, used as a yardstick against which other beetroot are measured. Due to its excellent resistance to bolting, it is recommended for early sowing, NIAB and RHS AGM.
Red Bikores€1.50Beetroot Bikores produces smooth-skinned red roots with dark-red flesh, it is a fairly sweet beetroot with a full and rounded flavour and has consistently been one of the highest ranking beetroot in taste tests. It is resistant to bolting and suitable for early sowing under cloches and for maincrop use.
Maincrop. Also called 'Blankoma' or 'White Albino'
Heritage (Dutch)€1.80Beetroot ‘Albino Ice’ is an old Dutch variety that has with ivory white flesh and a particularly sweet and delicate flavour. Sweeter and less earthy than red beetroot with a firmer texture, it is particularly good variety for salads, for roasting and for pickling it is also good for freezing.