Silver Beet ‘Silverado’ (Beta vulgaris)
Silverado is a new, improved variety with glossy dark green leaves, more savoyed than Fordhook Giant It also has a narrower stem. It’s very quick to grow and can be planted the year round. It takes 30 days for baby leaf and 60 days for full size. Space 5cm apart for baby leaf and 30cm apart for full size.
When to sow: August to April to
Where to sow: In seed trays or in a prepared bed in the garden
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: Thin to 30cm; Between rows: 30-40cm
Directions: Plant seeds either in drills or in trays every two months or so from early spring until early autumn for a year round harvest.
Packet 200 seeds