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Name: 'Giant Red' Mangel 1790
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Teaser: We now have mangels for 2016!
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Large reddish roots 25-38 cm (10-15") in diameter are the perfect thing for feeding cattle and swine. Grow as you would beets, but be warned, ours get mighty big!

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g $5.45
  • 125g $10.75
  • 500g $34.00

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Product Code 1790
How To Grow 60 seeds/gram Culture of mangels are very similiar to beets. Sow seed 12 mm (1.2") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in rows 60 cm (24") every two weeks from mid spring through to late June. Thin sprouts to 25 cm (10") apart in the row. These plants are not recommended for human consumption.
Life Cycle Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Propagation Sow Direct Every Two Weeks Mid Spring Through June
Days to Emergence 7 to 14
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Root Crop
Height
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 90
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Length of Row Packet One packet sows approximately 3.7m (12') of row.
Family Name Chenopodioideae
Latin Beta vulgaris
 
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