(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 55 days. Most popular, old standard, all-purpose red beet! Uniform 3” round, smooth root with a small tap root. Blood red flesh is sweet, tender, and tasty. Prolific, good keeper. 14” tall tops make good greens. C, FM, HG, P Approximately 1,500 seeds per ounce or 24,000 seeds per pound
Companions: Bush beans, cabbage family, lettuce, onion.
Ally: Garlic improves growth and flavor.
Enemies: Pole beans and beets stunt each other’s growth.