Vegetables

Silverbeet 'Perpetual Green'

Smooth green leaves on slender stalks. A popular, tasty addition to any meal. Long picking season. Resists bolting to seed.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Wash seed then place it on moist tissue paper for 1-2 hours prior to sowing. Can be raised in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. For sowing direct, cover with mix and keep moist.

Care

Grow in full sun in a rich, well-drained soil. Prepare soil with Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser and compost. Best if grown quickly – Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser will ensure fast growth. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.