(Beta vulgaris) Commercially available since 1828. Dual purpose
beet for roots and greens. Roots are globe-shaped
and bright orange, turning golden-yellow when
cooked. Tender and mild even when large. Will not
bleed like red beets. Sweet flavorful leaves. 50-55
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked
in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Can
be planted at two-week intervals for continuous
harvests. All parts of the beet plant are edible. ± 1,600 seeds/oz
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