SILVERBEET FORDHOOK GIANT
Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla
Tremendously popular in Europe as well as Australia! This tasty, versatile and easily grown vegetable will provide a continuous crop. Cook the stalks and eat as celery – the rich leaves as spinach.
How To Grow:
Drop a few seeds every 40cm in rows 12mm deep and 30cm apart. Thin out to one plant every 40cm. Keep well watered.
When To Plant: Early Spring through to early Autumn.
Harvest: 8-12 weeks from sowing.
Sow: Spring, Summer, Autumn