Beet, Early Blood Turnip

Beta vulgaris
$2.99 to $36.00
SKU: 0347
  • Very dark red color
  • Crisp and tender
  • Excellent market and home garden variety
  • For summer and autumn use
  • 48-68 days
  • ±2,500 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $36.00

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Available as early as 1825 from seedsmen such as Sinclair & Moore of Baltimore, MD. Good all purpose variety with dark red flesh that is sweet, crisp, and tender. Excellent market and home garden variety for summer and autumn use. Now relatively rare. 48-68 days. ±2,500 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Rows Apart: 20-24"

Thin: 4-6" Apart

Instructions - 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.