Silver Beet Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Chenopodiaceae (Beet family) ●
Rich soil best but will grow in most places.
Sun or partial shade.
Not usually required.
Onion, Onions, Beetroot, Cabbage, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Kohlrabi, Strawberry and Turnip.
Single Plants: 35cm (1' 1") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 40cm (1' 3") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow direct into the ground. Can be sown in containers and planted out when the soil is too cool to direct sow.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Keep well watered in dry seasons.
Pull a few leaves from the outside of the plant regularly once the plants have reached a decent size.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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