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Beet Ruby Queen

Product Description
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Ruby Queen Beets are bright red with short tops. The semi-globe roots have a sweet, buttery texture. For best flavor, harvest when the root's diameter is 4-5 cm (1 1/2-2"). Roots may be used fresh, diced, canned, pickled or frozen.

Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

Seed Type: Heirloom

Online Code: 140102

Product Weight: 5 grams / approximately 225-250 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Wonderful earthy flavor

Days to Harvest: 48 to 55 days

Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 12 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 8 cm (3")

Planting Instructions: Sow in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. It performs best in full sun and well drained soil.

How To Grow: Beet Ruby Queen

Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.

Preparation Ideas: The skin on beets is easiest removed after beets are roasted, steamed or boiled. Once cool enough to handle, the skin is easily removed with a paper towel.