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Question about your order? See our COVID 19 Update here. Online orders are currently only open to members only. Orders are taking a minimum of 3 - 4 weeks to despatch based on current reduced-workplace COVID restrictions. Our response times to email and phone messages are between 10-15 business days.

SILVERBEET 'FORDHOOK'

SILVERBEET 'FORDHOOK'

Beta vulgaris
Member $3.95
Traditional and reliable with delicious, deep-green leaves and white stems.
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SEEDS: S208
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Growing Information

Sow direct in All Seasons
Height To 50cm
Position in FULL SUN/PART SHADE
60 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY BIENNIAL
Space at 25cm
Thirsty plant
85% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

SILVERBEET 'FORDHOOK'

Beta vulgaris
Member $3.95
Traditional and reliable with delicious, deep-green leaves and white stems.
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SEEDS: S208
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas
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BULBS: BTUME
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PLANTS: PVEB3
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Membership: MNE2VS
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