Yellow Intermediate Mangel Beet

Beta vulgaris | SKU: 0152A
$3.25 to $43.20
  • Organic
  • Taste Test Winner
  • 65-100 days
$3.25 to $43.20

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Winner of our 2015 beet evaluation for taste. White- and yellow-ringed roots measure 4-6½" long and vary in shape. While mangel and fodder beets are larger than typical beets and were traditionally used for animal feed, you’ll find the sweet, juicy, and smooth-textured roots are prime for the dinner table and not just the barnyard. Seed Savers Exchange’s seed stock was originally acquired from Dr. Alan Kapuler of Peace Seeds in the 1980s. 65-100 days.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

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. Beets can be planted at two-week intervals for continuous harvests. All parts of the beet plant are edible.