Bull’s Blood Beet Beet Seeds 1245

$2.19$73.45

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packet M-1245-PKT $2.19 In stock
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25-g E-1245-25G $8.85 In stock
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125-g P-1245-125G $18.85 In stock
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500-g G-1245-500G $50.80 In stock
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1-kg S-1245-1KG $73.45 In stock
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Description

     

Bull’s Blood Beet Seeds 1245. Heirloom Vegetable.

Approx. 150 seeds/pkt (60 seeds/gram)

Strong, deep red tops grow to 13 cm (5″) tall, add a colourful zest to salads and have a clean, crisp flavour. The 5-7.5 cm (2-3″) diameter globe shaped roots have an intriguing red/white zoning. Harvest when the beets are smaller for the ultimate eating quality. Introduced in 1840.

How to Grow

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 to 5 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.

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