ORGANIC BEET SEEDS
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TOUCHSTONE GOLD Organic Beet Seeds
(OP) 60 days
Outstanding top-shaped beet, extremely sweet and mild. 'Touchstone Gold' does not bleed. Yellow flesh with orange skin retains color when cooked. Tops are sweet and delicious. Roots are more uniform in size with less zoning, seed is higher in germination compared to other Golden beets.
BULL'S BLOOD Organic Beet Seeds
Beta vulgaris, (OP) 38-50 days for leaves, 60 days for roots
This heirloom beet has striking, dark purplish red leaves that are a colorful, nutritious addition to salad mixes when young, and delicious steamed or sautéed when larger. The round, deep red roots are candy-striped on the inside, and are best harvested when the size of a golf ball. Beets are an excellent source of beta-carotene, vitamin C, iron, and calcium.
How to Plant Organic Beet Seeds
Sow seeds 1-inch apart, thin to 2-inches apart when the plants are about 2 weeks old. Thinned seedlings are edible and
nutritious. Roots are at their highest quality when they are between the size of a golf ball and
Comments: Beets are at their best during cool weather. In mild summer climates they may be planted as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring and then right through the summer until about 2 months before the first fall frost. In warmer climates seeds are sown in spring and fall to mature in relatively cool weather. Beets are an excellent source of beta-carotene, vitamin C, iron, and calcium.