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Red Ace Hybrid Beet

Best for cool storage.


Hybrid vigor results in faster growth and more tender beets. Flesh resists heat-induced zoning. Tops can also be used for tender greens. One of the best for storage. Resistant to Cercospora Leaf Spot, the most common disease of beets. 53 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
  • Germination 8-10 days
  • Shade Required full sun

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

84565

$2.99

For each offer ordered, get approx. 400 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Red Ace'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
  • Height: 12-15 inches
  • Spacing: 3-4 inches between plants; 12-24 inches between rows
  • Depth: 1/4-1/2 inch
  • Spread: 10-12 inches
  • Sun/Shade: full sun
  • Yield: 150 pounds/100 foot row
  • Days To Maturity: 50 days
  • Soil Requirements: deep, rich, sandy; pH 7.0
  • Seed Count: about 200 per packet, 1/2 oz. is about 600 seeds (sows 50 ft row).
  • Size: 2.5-3 inch diameter
  • Comments: Smooth, globe shape. Deep red. heavy yields. High sugar contact. Leading hybrid beet in America. Tolerant of powdery mildew, downy mildew, rhizoctania, cladosporium leaf mold, bolting, and drought. Consistent interior color. Best variety for greens.

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