(Beta vulgaris) Good all-purpose variety that dates back to 1825.
Dark red flesh is sweet, crisp, and tender. Excellent
market and home garden variety for summer and
autumn use. Now relatively rare. 48-68 days.
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. ± 2,500 seeds/oz
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