Jannis is a super variety and increasingly popular as it produces lovely flavoured globe shaped roots and its bolt resistant character allows sowing from January to August. Price for 50 seeds
SOW your beetroot seeds 10-20mm deep. Use cloches to warm the soil for early sowings (that is during February to April or a little later in colder areas). Once your soil has started to warm (from April in milder areas) you can sow without protection. Sow seed every 4-6 weeks for a continuous supply of beets
EAT: raw beetroot can be grated into salads try this mixed with cous-cous or eat when cooked either hot or cold. Cook young leaves and stems like spinach or eat raw in salads. To Freeze – cook until tender, rinse, drain and dry, peel and cut off roots, freeze small beets whole, slice or dice larger ones.