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Beetroot harvest means Roast Beetroot with Pinenuts

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender August 4, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment No Comments

Late harvest Finally 4 months after sowing the beetroot seeds, which is very late for beetroots, I was able to harvest some really good looking and beetroot. Most years I grow quite a few varieties, and I used to like Cylindra but in my heavy soil at the allotment I decided not to bother with it this year as the roots tend to get deformed. I planted the seeds direct outside in late March in hope of a baby beetroot harvest in June, but had to wait until the first week of august unfortunately. The seeds went into drills, and germinated after about 14 days and started to grow really well but the weather wasn’t on their side later on. I sow them 3 – 4 cm deep and normally have the first small roots in June, and from then on I can pick few beetroot every weekend throughout the summer

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