Days To Maturity : 35-58
Germination Days : 5-14
Planting Depth : 1/2"
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 160
Spacing : 4
When To Plant : Early spring
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Bulls Blood Beet, Org... VBE-2460



Ancient French variety 

known for its very dark red-purple leaves with mild enough flavor for salad. 

Dark red roots are also tasty, sweet, but irregular in shape.

For salad, direct sow and cut in about 28-38 days-should regrow for another cutting if kept moist and well fed.

A customer writes: "They were easy to grow for salads, even with chilly evenings and poor soil."

BOTANICAL NAME: Beta vulgaris


Likes cooler weather but sunny location. Plant directly into garden where soil has been well-prepared to at least 12" with any stones removed. Soaking seeds several hours in tepid water improves germination. Press soil firmly down on seeds. Thin out seedlings-use as salad greens. Keep well weeded but cultivate shallowly to avoid roots.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W /Matures 8-9/Harvest 1-6/Yield Roots 55-540, Tops 55-270/ Spacing 4"


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