Beet: Gourmet Blend - Seeds & Bulbs
Join the beet renaissance! Aside from the health benefits, which include significant amounts of fiber, potassium, folic acid and vitamin C, beets come in a variety of colors, shapes and textures. Enjoy the entire plant, from tender greens to tasty root. Varieties include:
- Bulls Blood with deep red tops and 'candy striped' roots
- Chioggia with interior rings or bright pink and white
- Golden with bright yellow flesh.
Days to Maturity: 65
When to Sow Outside: 3 - 4 weeks before last frost for early summer crop and late summer for fall crop.
When to Sow Inside: Sow directly outdoors
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Row Spacing: 12'
Days to Emerge: 5 to 25, depending on soil temperature.
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 3" to 5" apart