Beetroot Crosby’s Egyptian Flat Vegetable Seeds


  • Rich, sweet flavour.
  • Popular market garden variety.
  • Suitable as a baby beet.
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Beetroot Crosby’s Egyptian Flat Vegetable Seeds – Bulk & Heirloom

Beetroot Crosby’s Egyptian Flat is a dark red beetroot with a flat, turnip shaped bulb. The roots grow mostly above the ground, so it can be pulled out instead of dug up (avoid frost).

  • Beet greens can be steamed.
  • Smooth skin and a tender, deep burgundy flesh.

Growing Instructions

Row Spacing

50 cm apart

Plant Spacing

10 cm

Sowing Depth

1.5 cm

Germination Soil Temperature

15 - 25°C

Germination Days

10 - 15 days

Days to Maturity

55 days (can harvest at baby beet size).

Planting Season

Plant in Spring, Summer & early Autumn.


Full sun. Rich and moist soil.

Life Cycle

Hardy biennial.

Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Seedmart Australia guarantees satisfactory germination rates for up to 3 months, after date of purchase. We offer a money back guarantee (or replacement) for seeds that have been stored correctly. To maintain the viability of your seeds, please store them in a cool, dry place. It is recommended that you store your seeds in an airtight container in your fridge.

Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Beta vulgaris.
  • Variety: Crosby’s Egyptian Flat (heirloom).
  • Non-GMO | no chemical treatment.
  • Open pollinated, non-hybrid.
  • Seed count: 50.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.