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  • beetroot mangelwurzel

    Beetroot 'Mangel Wurzel'

    Beta vulgaris


    • heirloom from 1700s
    • edible leaves cooked as silverbeet
    • white/yellow tapered root, in excess of 15kg
    • young roots can be eaten as beetroot
    • stores well
    Quantity10 seeds
    Best byDec-22
    Beetroot 'Mangel Wurzel' is an heirloom from 1700s. Hardy biennial usually grown as an annual. Edible leaves cooked as silverbeet. Very large white/yellow tapered root, in excess of 15kg, grown as animal feed. Young roots can be eaten as beetroot. 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 Sow15mm
    Germination10-14 days
    Distance Apart30cm
    Harvest150 days


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