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25/07/2012 at 20:44

I appear to have grown a white "Boltardy" beetroot. The others are all a normal colour. Is this common? I have not eaten it yet in case I have grown a rarity!

25/07/2012 at 20:48

LOL muddy feet. I don't know, but what are you going to do with it if it is rare? It will have to be eaten at some point surely.

25/07/2012 at 20:54

Sell the seeds to highest bidder!

25/07/2012 at 21:04

Aah, Totally understand now!

25/07/2012 at 21:20

You can buy White beetroot seeds. Have grown them, but find them far too sweet for our taste.

25/07/2012 at 21:32

They are a bit weird as they taste like beetroot - but white.  Also come in yellow!

26/07/2012 at 17:52

Thank you for your replies. Will let you know how it tastes.

29/08/2012 at 14:52

I got two white ones at the weekend from my boltardy sowing.. boiled them up and if you closed your eyes you could not tell the difference. Got my seed from T&M maybe the batch got contaminated with white ones.. could tell it was not going to be purple though as the leaves had no red veins either.

23/07/2013 at 20:36

got the same thing from the same seeds

24/07/2013 at 19:48

hi everbody this is my first plea nice to belong

08/08/2013 at 16:06

same thing has happened to me, but can you still pickle it,

08/08/2013 at 16:45

Of course you can pickle it.  If you pickle it with normal beetroot it will go a delicate shade of pink.

11/08/2013 at 22:02

I have had the same in the ground they look the same but when cut inside white

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