Product Description: Cool season 65 Days . Sow in early spring or late summer.
The old-fashioned beet is back! Create gourmet salads and side dishes in a rainbow of jewel-tone colors. Sweet, nutritious, easy to grow. 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. Varieties include Detroit Dark Red with deep red roots and delicious dark green tops, Chioggia with interior rings of bright pink and white, and Golden with bright yellow flesh. This packet sows up to 52 feet.
Days to emerge: 5-21 days
Seed Spacing: 1 seed every 4"
Row Spacing: 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 4"
Additional Info: All our seeds are untreated. Certified Organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture.
Packaging: Paper Bag
Does Not Contain: No GMOs.
Suggested Use: When to sow outside:
Recommended. 2-4 weeks before average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 45F for early summer crop. 6 to 8 weeks before first fall frost for late summer/ fall crop, Ideal soil temperature is 60-85 F. Growing during hot temperature periods should be avoided. USDA zones 10 and 11 can sow fall through winter.
When to start inside: Not recommended.
Special Germination Instructions:
Soak seeds for 8 to 24 hours before sowing.