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Forono Beet
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Forono Beet

Sugar Sweet and Easy to Slice

Smooth, cylindrical shape for—perfectly round slices every time. Resists bolting, won't go corky or soft if harvest is delayed. 60 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 1 oz. of beet seeds contains about 1,200 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
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  • 14262
  • pack of 400 seeds
  • $2.99
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  • 1 oz. pack of seeds
  • $5.99
  • 16653
  • 15' seed tape
  • $6.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Forono'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
  • Height: 18 - 20 inches.
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants; 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 10 - 12 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 150 pounds/100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Elongated shape. Sweet, smooth skinned. Ruby red.
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, sandy soil; pH 7.0
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 400 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 1200 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Size: 6 - 8 inches long, 1.5 - 2 inches wide.
  • Comments: Beets are tender and extra juicy even if harvest is delayed. Small, dark green tops are sweet and edible. Tolerant to downy mildew. Resists bolting.

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