Beets

Please refer to Beet Cultural Notes for growing information.

Packet: Seed size varies considerably: 5 g (unless noted, average 380 seeds) sows approx. 30'.




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Bull's Blood Beet 5 g

Bull's Blood Beet 5 g

35 days for baby leaves, 60 days for roots. [1840, French variety.] Famous for its mild, dark leaves - usually harvested young for salad mix before the roots have even matured. Flattened round roots, but the leaves are the real attraction - their reddish-purple color comes out most strongly in cool...
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Bull's Blood Beet 28 g

Bull's Blood Beet 28 g

35 days for baby leaves, 60 days for roots. [1840, French variety.] Famous for its mild, dark leaves - usually harvested young for salad mix before the roots have even matured. Flattened round roots, but the leaves are the real attraction - their reddish-purple color comes out most strongly in cool...
$5.50

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Chioggia (Dolce Di Chioggia) Beet 3 g

Chioggia (Dolce Di Chioggia) Beet 3 g

52 days. [Pre-1840, Italian variety.] Beautiful scarlet-red garden beet with interior rings of reddish-pink and white. Green leaves. Notable for its earliness, attractive color, relative absence of bleeding, and vigor. Good storage variety. Pkt (3 g)
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Chioggia (Dolce Di Chioggia) Beet 28 g

Chioggia (Dolce Di Chioggia) Beet 28 g

52 days. [Pre-1840, Italian variety.] Beautiful scarlet-red garden beet with interior rings of reddish-pink and white. Green leaves. Notable for its earliness, attractive color, relative absence of bleeding, and vigor. Good storage variety. (28 g)
$6.25

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Crosby Egyptian (Early Crosby Egyptian) Beet 5 g

Crosby Egyptian (Early Crosby Egyptian) Beet 5 g

60 days. [Introduced 1880. The parent strain of the Egyptian beet was introduced from Germany in 1865. 'Crosby Egyptian' became commercially available in 1880 after seedsman James Gregory purchased this beet from market gardener Josiah Crosby.] This variety has been selected and refined...
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Crosby Egyptian (Early Crosby Egyptian) BEET 28 g

Crosby Egyptian (Early Crosby Egyptian) BEET 28 g

60 days. [Introduced 1880. The parent strain of the Egyptian beet was introduced from Germany in 1865. 'Crosby Egyptian' became commercially available in 1880 after seedsman James Gregory purchased this beet from market gardener Josiah Crosby.] This variety has been selected and refined...
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Cylindra Beet 5 g

Cylindra Beet 5 g

55 days. [Danish heirloom] Rich red beets are tender sweets. 6 x 2 in. carrot-shaped beets are easier to peel and slice than regular beets. Pkt (5 g).
$2.35

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Detroit Dark Red Beet 5 g

Detroit Dark Red Beet 5 g

60 days. [1892. Developed from the popular variety Early Blood Turnip.] Widely adapted, very popular dark red beet. Dark green foliage has some red coloration. Use fresh or canned. Resistant to downy mildew. Excellent flavor. Pkt (5 g).

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$2.25

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Detroit Dark Red Beet 28g

Detroit Dark Red Beet 28g

60 days. [1892. Developed from the popular variety Early Blood Turnip.] Widely adapted, very popular dark red beet. Dark green foliage has some red coloration. Use fresh or canned. Resistant to downy mildew. Excellent flavor. (28 g)

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$5.50

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Early Wonder Tall Top Beet 5 g

Early Wonder Tall Top Beet 5 g

50 days. [1911] Used for early spring sowings, this versatile beet has choice tall tops for greens and small- to medium-size dark red roots for salads, pickles, borscht, or sliced for cooking. Plant spring or Fall. Pkt (5 g).
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Early Wonder Tall Top Beet 28g

Early Wonder Tall Top Beet 28g

50 days. [1911] Used for early spring sowings, this versatile beet has choice tall tops for greens and small- to medium-size dark red roots for salads, pickles, borscht, or sliced for cooking. Plant spring or Fall. (28 g)
$5.50

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Lutz Green Leaf (Winter Keeper) Beet 5 g

Lutz Green Leaf (Winter Keeper) Beet 5 g

Now sold out for 2015. Detroit Dark Red Beet is a similar variety.

76 days. One of the sweeter varieties available. An excellent keeper, a beet developed before the...
$2.50

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White Sugar Beet 5 g

White Sugar Beet 5 g

Crop failure, unavailable for 2015* 95 days. Huge, long white roots with green leaves, keeps well. Thin to 10-12 in. apart. High sugar content, for cooking down into syrup or sugar, also used for animal fodder. Most U.S. sugar beet production is now with GMO...
$2.75

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