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Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

Beta vulgaris 'Golden Globe'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Beetroot 'Golden Globe' Overview

Golden Beetroot is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens. Sow next to a row of purple and harvest a few roots of both each time to have two beautiful colours available in you kitchen. Germination is sporadic, so sow plenty of seeds.

Common problems with Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

More resistant to bolting than other types. Root rot and mice and moles affect the root. Rotate crops to prevent Cercospora leaf spot. Rust, Aphids, 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.

    Beetroot 'Golden Globe' Companion Plants

    Lettuce, beans, brassicas, onions, garlic

    How to harvest Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

    Beets are ready to be harvest within 8 - 12 weeks of sowing. Expect harvests to start to occur in early summer. Pick leaves as needed.

    How to propagate Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

    Seed

    Soak seeds for 8 to 24 hours before direct sowing. Sowing time best during spring and summer. Space rows 10 - 15 cm, sowing depth between 20 - 25 mm, firm lightly and keep evenly moist.

    Special features of Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

    Crop rotation

    Heavy Feeder

    Other uses of Beetroot 'Golden Globe'

    Culinary, medicinal

    culinary

    medicinal