Silverbeet - Golden Sunrise

Silverbeet - Golden Sunrise

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Beta vulgaris

The Golden Sunrise Silverbeet variety is a Biennial usually grown as an annual, reaching up to approx. 60cm high. It produces lovely thick, tender, golden yellow stalks, with green leaves.

This is a very productive variety, and good for harvesting the baby leaves. Silver beet is also known as "Swiss Chard" and is often confused with "Spinach".

Sow approx. 15mm deep, Spring, Summer or Autumn.  Germination approx. 5 - 10 days. Full sun, moist, well drained soil.  

Keep well watered and mulched. Using a seaweed spray regularly will help to keep diseases such as rust and leaf spot at bay. To harvest gently pull the outer leaves away from the plant. Harvest as needed. 

10 seeds per packet