Beetroot Candy Cane Seeds
Beetroot Candy Cane Seeds
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Beetroot (Chukandar) Candy Cane Seeds (चुकंदर के बीज)

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Beetroot candy cane can be served as steamed or boiled, eaten raw as well as added to salad, and sandwiches even their green leaves are used raw or can be cooked. This type of beet has a slightly milder and sweeter taste than the normal red beet which makes them perfect for eating raw. Buy the best quality beetroot candy cane Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a high germination rate.

About this item

  • Number of Beetroot Candy Cane seeds: 50 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Growing season:  Spring, Winter, or Fall
  • Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a Container, or Pot.
  • Germination Time: 14 to 21 days from sowing
  • Germination temperature: 15 to 25°C
  • Harvesting: 50-80 days from planting
  • Plant vigor: Strong plant Root

What size grow bag is best for Beetroot?

Candy Cane Beetroot Growing Season In India

Candy Cane Beetroot is a cool-weather vegetable so you can sow the beetroot seeds in early spring, winter, or fall. The best month for planting beetroot is September to February.

How To Grow Beetroot (Candy Cane) In Pots

Beetroot seeds should be sown directly into final pots or grow bags because it is root vegetable and cannot grow well with transplants. Avoid planting beets in an area where Swiss chard and spinach were previously sown. Select a pot or grow bag (18-24 and 6-12 inches wide and deep) with well drainage holes. The optimum temperature for the germination of beetroot seeds is 15-25°C.

Beetroot Candy Cane Seeds Sowing Method

Take a pot or grow bag fill them with potting mix, and sow the beetroot seeds about 0.5 inches deep in the potting mix at a distance of 2-3 inches from each seed. Keep the soil moist and place the beetroot seedlings in a sunny spot. Beetroot Candy cane seeds will germinate in 14-21 days (depending on growing conditions).

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Beetroot Plants Care Tips

Soil – For planting beetroot, use well-drained and fertile soil with ph 6.5 to 7.5
Sunlight – Beetroot prefers 6-8 hours of full sunlight but it can grow easily in a shady area.
Temperature – Ideal growing temperature for beetroot is 10-30°C.
Water – Watered once a week or water should be done when soil becomes dry.
Common pests and diseases – Pests that attack the plants are flea beetles, leaf hoppers, and Mexican bean beetle. Cucumber mosaic virus, leaf spot infects the beetroot plants; use organic insecticide neem oil to avoid these insects and stay free from diseases.

Beetroot (Candy Cane) Harvesting Time

  • Beetroot will be ready to harvest within 50-80 days.
  • Harvest the roots when they are golf ball-shaped or larger.
  • You can cut the beetroot greens at any time.

Candy Cane Beetroot Special Features

  • Common name – Chioggia Beets, Candy Cane, or Candy Stripe Beet
  • Scientific name – Beta vulgaris 
  • Height – 12 to 18 inches
  • Companion planting – Bush bean and onion

FAQ

Can you eat beetroot leaves?

Yes, beetroot leaves can be eaten raw or added to salads and can be eaten cooked too.

Why are my beetroot seeds not germinating?

Beetroot seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or underwater.
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Preeti

Good germination rate. My plants has started developing bulbs. Has lush green leaves with purple veins.