Lutz (Greenleaf, Wint...
The best red storage beet, large and very sweet.
Long harvest period-keeps its choice, sweet flavor and tender texture
all the way up into the largest sizes. Keeps up to 8 months in a root cellar, shed, or other cool, humid storage. A treasured, heirloom variety that we are very happy to be able to offer.
BOTANICAL NAME: Beta vulgaris
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Requires loose fertile soil that is well drained. 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"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Easy to Grow, Stores Well