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Name: HYBRID RED ACE BEET 1275
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Teaser: The attractive red-veined leaves crowning this hybrid also make tasty greens.
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The attractive red-veined leaves crowning this hybrid make tasty greens. Not to be outdone, the exceptionally sweet flesh of the round, deep red coloured root is delicious freshly cooked or pickled. Quick to mature, excellent heat and bolting resistance, a long harvest period and an ability to maintain their tender sweet tasting flesh when larger, make Red Ace a prime candidate for the best all round beet.

  • Packet $2.49
  • 25g $7.70
  • 125g $16.50
  • 500g $44.10
  • 1kg $60.00

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Product Code 1275
How To Grow 60 seeds/gram Beets thrive in sandy loam with a pH of 6.0 to 7.5. Remember to fertilize. For continual harvest, sow seeds 1.2 cm (1/2") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in two week intervals beginning when the soil has warmed to 7 C (45 F) and avoid sowing after mid July. As each beet seed is actually a corky fruit with 2 or 3 seeds contained within, it is important to thin the young seedlings to 7–10 cm (3–4") apart to provide enough room for proper root formation. Use plants that are thinned as a source of tender, edible greens. Over-watering or excessive rainfall may lead to excessive leaf growth and pale or small roots. One packet sows approximately 6 m (20’) of row.
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Root Crop
Frost Tolerance Can Withstand Light Frost
Days to Harvest 53
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Hybrid
Length of Row Packet Approximately 6 m (20')
Family Name Chenopodiaceae
Latin Beta vulgaris
 
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