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My first year of growing beetroot, what does it mean when
they start flowering are they ready to be pulled.



thats my question also mine have flowered are they ruined ,they are very small too

11 Jul, 2011


Don,t think there ruined,well hope not,i just think there to small to pull yet.
Need to know wether there getting worse if i don,t do anything about it...............

11 Jul, 2011


Hi, Tinman, Sorry to say they are going to seed, they most likely have been short of water . and planted to close together. I think they will eat dry, and woody.Plant your seed in short rows spacing the seed in two's about 4" apart, .when plants grow to 1" tall carefully pull one out and throw the thining away, they don't transplant well,don't let them dry out, when they reach the size of a banty egg pull every other one , these will eat well.pull them up as they become the size of a tennis ball . do this over the season , short rows, sow thin and your away. By the way, don't cut the tops off, twist them off then they won't bleed. You still have time to plant another row or two should you wish.

cheers grandpajack. South Yorks.

11 Jul, 2011


Either short of water or the very hot weather in April followed by a cold spell has confused them.

11 Jul, 2011

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