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Beetroot 'Albino White' Overview
Beetroot are cold climate vegetables - thriving in cooler climates. This interesting heirloom is prized for its white roots. They are best for roasting with other vegetables, and can be used for making sugar. 'Albino White' is a gourmet vegetable suitable for even novice gardeners.
Common problems with Beetroot 'Albino White'
Root rot and mice and moles affect the root. Rust, Aphids, Cercospora leaf spot, Damping off, Darkling beetle (Rove beetle), Downy mildew, Leaf miner all feed on or destroy the leaves of the plant. A good insecticide or fungicide should be used at the first sight of these.
Beetroot 'Albino White' Companion Plants
Lettuce, beans, brassicas, onions, garlic
How to harvest Beetroot 'Albino White'
Beets are ready to be harvest within 8 - 12 weeks of sowing. For early cropping, wait until the bulb is at least 5 cm in diameter. To prevent the shoulders of the Albino from turning green, hill soil up around the plant to cover any exposed root tops.
How to propagate Beetroot 'Albino White'
Direct sow thinly in rows 15 cm apart and cover with 1 cm of fine soil. Firm lightly and keep evenly moist. The seeds take 8-18 days to germinate. Sowing time is best during spring or early summer in cold climates r in warmer climates during cold mnths.
Special features of Beetroot 'Albino White'
Choose containers that are at least 20 cm in diameter and equally deep.
Other uses of Beetroot 'Albino White'