This colourful and distinctive Silverbeet is so versatile. You can harvest the leaves when they are young or when they are mature; juvenile leaves can be used in salads, while mature leaves can be steamed or stir-fried. It is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and fibre, making it a nutritious food option. Suitable for containers and the vegetable garden.
It has a flavor that is stronger than spinach but is similar. Red beet is occasionally available; it has the same green leaves as silverbeet but a deep pink-red stem and veins. Silverbeet typically has a white stalk. Silverbeet is a perennial plant that is simple to grow.