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Planting - Beets





Planting Information




Seeding Rate Per Foot 6 to 12 per foot
Seeds Per Ounce 1,600
Space Between Plants Rows: Plant seeds 1
Planting Depth 1/2"
Plant Height Medium
Plant Types
Favorite Varieties

MonoGerm, Pacemaker II hybrid, Earlisweet hybrid, Warrior, Detroit Dark Red, Golden Beet (yellow), Cylindra (oblong)

Best suited for special planting for fall harvest: Earlisweet Hybrid, Pacemaker II, Detroit Dark Red

Seed Viability (Years) 4 years
Seed Germination 41 to 70F
Germination Time At soil temperatures:
41F, 42 days
50F, 17 days
59F, 10 days
68F, 6 days


Planting Instructions



Most seeds are multigerm (seedball) and germinate more than one plant per seed. Thin beets as they grow to insure optimal production. Beets can be transplanted, but perform best when directly seeded.

 

 

Beets

Tips

Beets make attractive, edible borders for flower beds.

 

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