Beetroot Flat of Egypt




Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta
Species: Vulgaris


Egyptian Flat Top Beetroot of heritage variety proclaimed in 1885 as the best of all early kitchen garden varieties.  Early maturing, smooth skin, deep crimson-purple flesh, sweet & tender.

Direct sow: Late April to mid-July. Optimal soil temperature: 10-26°C. Seeds will germinate in 5-12 days. Beets will not produce roots if planted when the soil is too cold.

Indoor sow: All Year

Exposure: Full-sun or partial-shade. Hardy to Zone 5

Sow 1cm (½”) deep, 5-10cm (2-4″) apart in rows 30-45cm (12-18″) apart.

Growing: For uniformly sized beets, thin carefully to 7-15cm (3-6″) apart when seedlings are 5cm (2″) tall.

Harvest at any size,  for the best flavor, pull the beets as soon as they have reached full-size.

Additional information


4gr / 200+- seeds


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