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  • beetroot giant yellow eckendorf mangelwurzel

    Beetroot 'Giant Yellow Eckendorf'

    Beta vulgaris


    • also known as 'Mangel Wurzel'
    • very large yellow roots, in excess of 15kg
    • edible leaves cooked as silverbeet
    • young roots eaten as beetroot;
    • stores well
    Quantity10 seeds
    Best byDec-22
    Beetroot 'Giant Yellow Eckendorf' is also known as 'Mangel Wurzel'. Heirloom; hardy biennial usually grown as an annual. Edible leaves cooked as silverbeet. Very large yellow roots, in excess of 15kg, grown as animal feed. Young roots can be eaten as beetroot. Best suited to cooler climates. Stores well. Can be used to produce mangel wine.
    Sow inMarch, April, May, September, October, November
    Sowing MethodDirect Sow, Raise Seedlings, Soak Seed Overnight
    Depth to Sow8-10mm
    Germination7-14 days
    Distance Apart30cm
    Harvest150 days


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