Beetroot
紅菜頭
(Beta vulgaris)

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Cool Growing Season (September-April)

Best from late August to December

Full Sun

At least 6 hours of sunlight daily 

Moderate amount of water

Require well-drained and moist soil, best growing at sandy soil 

 

Choose a pot at least 12 inches wide and 8 inches deep

Sow in 10cm (4in) apart, in rows 45cm (18in) apart.

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Fun Facts
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Each beetroot seed can grow 3-4 seedlings, after geminate, you should only keep the strongest one

Beet has been used as a colouring agent for drying food and clothes