Beetroot – Beta Valgaris

-       Agro-climatic zones / Districts

-       Cultivated in all agro-ecological regions.

-       Predominantly in Nuwera-eliya, Badulla, Kandy, Matale districts.

-       Plantations – Medium and small scale orchards.

-       Crop availability

-       Harvested mainly during March – May and August – December.

-       Medicinal Values

The vegetable carries health benefits to relieve anaemia, digestion, constipation, piles, kidney and skin disorders.