How To Grow Beetroot from Seeds
Pot Size :
You Can use 18*9 or 24*9 Inch Grow bag for growing beetroots. If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 9 Inch pot . The wider pots/ Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .
beetroot need moist but well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Use soil mix with combination of Red Soil , Vermicompost and Cocopeat at a ratio of (2:1:1) . Also add 2-5% of Neem Powder to the soil mix. Neem Powder will act as fungicide.
Seed Placement : Sow beetroot seeds 2 cm deep and at least 10 to 15 cm (4-6″) apart. It’ll be easiest to plant them in rows. Beetroot seeds are relatively large and are easy to handle and space out along the row.
Beetroot prefers Full sunlight. Good amount of sunlight will help plant to grow healthy .
Water Requirements: Beetroot has shallow roots and it is important to water the plants regularly and frequently. If the temperature is higher than 35 Degrees water it twice . Excess watering will cause in Root rot for any plant , so you need have proper drainage system in your container . Make sure that Excess water will drain properly .
beetroots are easy to grow. It will grow fast and give you good amount of fruits . The common issues you face while growing beetroots are Root Rot, Beet Curly Top, Cercospora Leaf Spot . Those problems can be easily resolved using our Bio Insecticides . Use our Bio Insecticide Guardian for pest control.
Harvesting: Beetroots will be ready for harvest in 50-60 days from seed plantation. Well sized fruits will be good in taste and nutrient value . Don’t pluck beets before they are ready to harvest