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07/08/2014 at 22:29

Hello everybody , we have been harvesting Beetroot this week for pickling and pulled up a white Beetroot , never seen one before

wonder if this had happened to anybody else , have pickled it not sure what it will taste like

also notice another one which we left 

07/08/2014 at 23:21
I knew they exist, never had that happen tho, how odd!
08/08/2014 at 08:13

White beetroot (and yellow and stripey ones for that matter) taste like beetroot 

I think that now that more different varieties are being grown, the chance of the occasional seed getting stuck in the packing machinery and slipping into the next batch is bound to happen.  

One of Gardening's little happen-stances   You may find that you prefer them and buy those seeds next year .....

08/08/2014 at 10:54

I'm growing a mixture of colours this year and cooked one red and one white to contrast the other day. I preferred the white one, which was sweeter, but OH preferred the red one which had a stronger taste. 

08/08/2014 at 12:01

I had a rogue white in last year's lot.  Delicious.  And a ringed ones too, come to think of it. 

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