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Producing highly uniform round roots, ORBIT is a reliable variety which produces quality beets all year round. The roots are slightly smaller in size than Red Ace, but have better consistency of root size and shape. ORBIT can be harvested as loose roots and is also suitable for bunching due to the strong tops which are erect in habit and of mid height. The roots are deep purple/red in colour throughout the internal flesh.

Variety Features

Globe shaped roots
Strong tops
Good tolerance to bolting

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety

Disease Resistances


Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

100G, 500G, 5KG