D.T. Brown Seeds - Silver Beet Fordhook Giant - 300 Seed Pack


Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris - silver beet fordhook giant 

This curly leafed green plant is a dual-purpose vegetable - the stalks are cooked and eaten as celery and the leaves harvested and eaten like spinach. Silverbeet is popular in Australian gardens because it's so easily grown and is a versatile addition to many dishes. It has a very long cropping period.

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Type: Seeds & Seed Tape

Vendor: Mr Fothergill's


Care Advice

  • Planting needs -  Prefers well-drained soil, leaving four or five centre stalks will promote quick re-growth, as will the application of liquid fertiliser every two weeks. Harvest approximately 8 to 12 weeks after sowing.
  • Watering needs - Keep well-watered.

Key Info

  • Soil Requirements - Well drained soil

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