Often known as the housewife's favourite as the medium length cylindrical roots make this variety ideal for slicing and easier to prepare than globe types. Excellent flavour with a rich red colour.
Pack size: 275 Seeds
WHEN TO SOW
March to July
WHERE TO SOW
Sow thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (½") deep with 30cm (12") between rows.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Thin the seedlings gradually as they grow to an eventual spacing of 10cm (4"). Do not transplant.
June to October
The roots hold for a good period before going woody . Ideal pulled and stored for winter use .
Rich in beta carotene calcium , iron & folic acid.