Organic Bull's Blood Beet, Beta vulgaris

Organic Bull\'s Blood Beet, Beta vulgaris

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Plant Height:  
Seedling Depth: ½- ¾” 
Row Spacing:  12-24”
Days to Maturity:

35 days baby leaf

60 days beets 

Plant Spacing:            Thin to 2-4” depending on desired size.
Seeding Rate:              For baby leaf: 40 seeds/ft in 2-4” bands.
                                       For full size 10 seeds/ft in single row.
When to Sow:
Direct seed as soon as no danger of frost. or up to 6-8 weeks before fall frost. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 55-75°F.
Harvest when roots reach desired size. For winter storage, allow crop to stand for a few mild frost; harvest before a hard freeze. For beet greens, harvest starting around five weeks, or when leaves are 3”. Use floating row covers to extend season.
Special Features:
Beets (Beta vulgaris) are hardy biennials in the Chenopodiaceae family, which also includes spinach, chard, orach and quinoa. HEIRLOOM  Dark red-purple leaves used in salad mixes for a spectacular contrast.  Roots may be harvested early as baby beets. Color intensifies as plants mature.  Tolerant to heat and cold.; even moisture. Keep well weeded
Approx.  seeds per package.

  Arugula (3)
  Asian Greens (6)
  Baby Lettuce (20)
  Beet Greens (3)
  Brassicas (2)
  Chard (6)
  Collards (1)
  Eggplant (1)
  Endive (1)
  Escarole (1)
  Kale (1)
  Mustard Greens (7)
  Salad Mixes (1)
  Specialty Greens (3)
  Squash (3)
  Turnip (2)
  Upland Cress (1)
  Watermelon (3)
  Zucchini (1)