Sow 1 cm deep, September to January (cold), July to February in warm areas and February to November in the tropics. Thin to 10 cm. apart. Expect germination in 15 days at 21 deg. C. soil temperature. Keep well watered and feed heavily.
Mangelwurzel – Yellow Eckendorf
(Beta vulgaris crassa).
(Mangel or Mangelwurzel)
Tops can be used as a green vegetable, while the yellow/gold roots can be used cooked. Can grow to an enormous size. Roots make an excellent animal food.