Beetroot - 'Growing Heritage Collection' from St Anns Allotments Nottingham.
Variety: Cheltenham Green-top't
1883: Bred by Mr A H Cook of Cheltenham & distributed by Harrison & Sons of St James St Leicester.
"Has a well-deserved reputation for outstanding flavour, texture & eating qualities. "shapely long roots of a medium size with rich dark scarlet flesh, (green at the neck), which boils tender and has a fine rich flavour".
The Growing Heritage Collection is a range of vegetable seeds & ornamental plants that tell the story of St Anns Allotments in Nottingham. Website www.staa-allotments.org.uk.
Also in the collection:
Borecole or Kale