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The most popular beet on the market, since 1892. They produce 2 ½ to 3-inch globe shaped roots, which are tender and sweet. A dual-purpose vegetable, the deep green tops can be cooked like Swiss Chard.
- Great for canning and fresh eating.
- Days to maturity in 60 days.
- Season: Spring
- Planting tips: Plant in row, sow seeds 1/2 deep, 12-18 inches apart.
- Tips: Drought like weather and hot temperatures can produce tough and stringy beets. Provide ample water to the succulent roots to avoid.