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.
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.
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.
Out of stock
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.
Out of stockBeetroot Cylindra is a dark red, cylindrical root. This unique variety has a fine, smooth texture with little fibre, the root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season. With an earthy-caramel taste, they are especially lovely when roasted.
Cylinder Beetroot€2.10Beetroot Cylindra is a dark red, cylindrical root. This unique variety has a fine, smooth texture with little fibre, the root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season. With an earthy-caramel taste, they are especially lovely when roasted.Organic Seeds.
Heritage (USA 1892)€1.86
Out of stockDetroit 2 Bolivar is a classic, main-crop globe beetroot which produces excellent quality, smooth skinned globe beets with strong skin and flesh colour. It is a high yielding variety with good internal colouring and excellent taste.
Heritage (USA 1892)€1.50 As low as: €1.20Detroit 2 Crimson Globe or Rote Ruben is a popular improved Detroit globe beetroot. It is a classic, main-crop beetroot which produces excellent quality, smooth skinned beets with strong skin and ox-blood flesh colour. It is recommended as a good cultivar to use for succession sowings.
Heritage (USA 1940's)€1.98
Golden Beetroots have a great mild taste and a slightly honeyed taste. They can be lifted young or left to mature. Sown March to July for harvesting June to December, they don’t dye other ingredients or stain the dishes, after all, at the end of a long work day, the last thing you want to do is get your hands dirty.
Baby Beetroot, Baby Leaf, Micro Leaf.€2.10It is not without reason that Pablo F1 is a winner of the RHS AGM. These exceptionally uniform, smooth skinned, perfectly round beets have a wonderfully attractive rich red colouration and excellent skin quality. A great choice for baby beetroot or it can be left to mature.
Dolce di Chioggia or Barabietola di Chioggia
Heritage (Italian 1840's)€2.10
Out of stockBarabietola di Chioggia is a globe-shaped heirloom Italian variety, grown today mainly for its unusual colouring, but it has a mild and sweet flavour. It can be sown from very early in the season until late and can be grown in raised beds or containers all year round.
Early / Maincrop
“The old Egyptian turnip or flat-rooted beetroot has the best flavour but is scarce.” Bob Flowerdew. Beetroot 'Flat of Egypt’ is a very old heritage variety that produces smooth skinned roots, often heart-shaped, with a deep red, tender and flavoursome flesh.