Also known by the names Silverbeet, Perpetual Spinach, Spinach Beet, Crab Beet, Seakale Beet, and Mangold. This leafy vegetable is in the same species as beetroot (garden beet) but it lacks the swollen, edible storage root.
Care & Harvest:
Days to sprout: 7 – 21 days
Matures in: 32 days baby leaf; 59 days bunching
Taste it for: 4 – 5 weeks
- Loaded with vitamins and minerals such as: Vitamin A, C and K. Phytonutrients and fiber. Phytonutrients are known to protect against cataracts and macular degeneration.
- It has high levels of the minerals iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium.