Beet, Gourmet Blend (Beta vulgaris) - 50 Seeds

$1.95 $3.90
Looking for a delicious and healthy way to add some color to your plate? Our new beet blend is perfect for you! This mix of 5 different types of beets (Bull's Blood, Detroit Dark Red, Golden Detroit, Chioggia, and White Albino) is sure to brighten up any dish. Beet greens are a nutrient-rich superfood, packed with vitamins and minerals. And our Southern Seeds blend is the perfect way to enjoy them. Try sautéing the leaves or adding them to a salad for a healthy and delicious meal.

•Open Pollinated
•American grown seeds
•60 Days
•USDA Zones 2-12

Growing Instructions:
Direct sow beet seeds outside 4 weeks before the last expected frost. Soften the seeds by soaking them in water for 2 hours, then plant in full sun and well drained soil. Sow them 1" deep and 1" apart in rows 1-2' apart. Tamp down the earth above the seeds to ensure good contact with the soil, and germination should take place in 5-15 days. Add compost or other organic matter for healthy growth. For companion planting benefits, plant Detroit Dark Red beet seeds with bush beans, onions, or members of the cabbage family; avoid planting them near pole beans. Since each beet "seed" holds up to 8 actual seeds, the seedlings will need to be thinned to 3" apart. The uprooted plants do well as a second crop, as transplanting them will set them about 2 weeks behind the original plants. Take care not to bruise the seedlings when weeding. They love cool weather, and can survive temperatures down to 25F.

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