Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'
Beta vulgaris 'Crimson Globe'
This plant has no fragrance
Beetroot 'Crimson Globe' Overview
This high yielding variety has good internal colouring and excellent taste. It is recommended as a good cultivar to use for succession sowings. The Crimson Globe is more widely adapted to warmer climates than other beets, and is known for its refined shape and smoothness.
Common problems with Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'
Unlike other varieties, it is resistant to downy mildew.
Beetroot 'Crimson Globe' Companion Plants
Lettuce, beans, brassicas, onions, garlic
How to harvest Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'
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 and the shoulders appear above soil level. Harvest every second beet to give space to the remaining beetroot to gain size!
How to propagate Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'
Sow thinly in prepared seed beds in rows 30 cm apart. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear in 7 to 21 days. Thin to at least 10 cm apart.
Special features of Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'
Choose containers that are at least 20 cm in diameter and equally deep. Seeds should be thinly sown, 2 cm deep.
Other uses of Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'