geneva sativa


ma28 (Beta vulgaris var. flavescens)

Dark-green smooth leaves with broad, white, tasty stems. Fairly bolt-resistant. Suitable for cultivation over winter in unheated polytunnel. For this, sowing in July is required.

Temperature requirements: low
Nutrient requirements: medium-high
Recommended crop rotation: 3-4 years

Sowing calendar


ProSpecieRara: This variety has been awarded by ProSpecieRara as a rare or old variety. ProSpecieRara is a foundation dedicated to preserving the diversity of rare plant varieties. In long-term cooperation with ProSpecieRara, Sativa is active in the important preservation and cultivation of these traditional varieties.

Conservation Breeding: For this variety Sativa practices conservation breeding in Rheinau. To ensure high-quality varieties, they must be maintained. They are regularly replicated and selected by their positive characteristics. In doing so the varieties are continually improved and adapted to growing conditions.

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