Beta vulgaris maritima


Sea beet. Perennial, growing up to 1.2 m (4 ft) high when it flowers, native to the coasts of Britain and Europe. A parent of Swiss chard, the leaves are similar but with less of a thick mid-stalk and are excellent eating cooked. Likes sun or part shade and a well-drained soil; hardy to -15°C or so, but will resprout if damaged by frost or after harvesting.

Out of stock (A selection of warm-weather plants will be available June 2022. All other trees and perennials will be orderable from late July, for autumn/winter delivery)

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Weight 1.00 kg