Beet of a variety which is cultivated for its leaves, which resemble spinach in taste and appearance.
- Beta vulgaris subsp. (or variety ) cicla, family Chenopodiaceae
- Steam or boil a few large handfuls of spinach beet for 3 mins.
- The broad beans and peas are getting away nicely and several rows of beetroot, spinach beet and fennel have begun to germinate.
- Both Swiss chard and spinach beet are virtually trouble-free, but slugs may attack young plants in spring.
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