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Touchstone Gold Beet

Very tender, good for containers.


Vibrant yellow to golden, smooth, globe-shaped roots with little or no heat-induced zoning. Medium-sized beets require less growing space than other varieties, good for container growing. Flavor is mild, sweet and delicious. Especially tender. 54 DAYS. Seed Counts: 1 oz. of beet seeds contains about 1,200 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
  • Zone 3-9 annual
  • Height 12 - 15 inches (greens).
  • Germination 8 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Touchstone Gold' Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Height: 12 - 15 inches (greens).
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 6 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Glossy green tops.
  • Fruit: Vibrant yellow to golden, smooth, globe-shaped roots with little or no heat-induced zoning. Flavor is mild, sweet and delicious. Especially tender.
  • Days To Maturity: 53
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich,sandy; pH7.0
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • Size: Best at slightly larger than golf ball size.
  • Comments: Notably improved golden root with vibrant interior color. Combined with its striking leaf/petiole contrast, this best is sure to catch your eye on the dinner plate. Smoother and sweeter than most red beets, gorgeous orange-gold color (skin is more orange, flesh is more gold). Uniform round roots, consistent garden performance, good yields. Rich green tops have yellow veins.

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