Shiraz Tall Top is a variety of Beetroot which is a member of the Beet family. Its botanical name is Beta vulgaris 'Shiraz Tall Top'. Leaves usually appear in Light green and Cerise red colour.
Selectively harvest the leaves to add to your salad while you wait for the roots to be ready to harvest. Good disease resistance. This is a good variety for canning, roasting, or boiling.This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years. Shiraz Tall Top is known for growing to a height of approximately 35.0 cm (1.14 feet).
Shiraz Tall Top Beetroot is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Shiraz Tall Top about 14 days before your last frost date.
Harvest the leafy tops early in the season, then harvest the roots. Ready in 60 days.This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in early summer.