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Ruby Queen Beet

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Early, round, smooth-skinned beets are exceptionally tender. Ringless and deep red—retain color through processing. 52 DAYS.



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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Ruby Queen '; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Height: 10 - 12 inches.
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 10 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 150 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Smooth, medium-dark red globes.
  • Days To Maturity: 52 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
  • Form: Biennial.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, sandy soil; pH 7.0
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 400 seeds per packet, (sows 33 foot row). 1oz. is approximately 1,200 seeds, (sows 100 foot row), 1/4 lb. is approximately 4,800 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds.
  • Pruning: N/A
  • Size: 2.5 - 3 inch diameter.
  • Comments: Smooth, medium-dark red globes with dark red flesh. Holds shape well when crowded. Good in poor soils, uniform with fine quality. Popular in Nebraska. Tender. Small taproots. Interior color has no white rings or zones.

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