Albino Beet Seeds 1240
Albino Beet Seeds 1240 Heirloom Vegetable. Pure white, fairly smooth round beets will never stain again. Its super-sweet white flesh is unusual and tasty. Strong, tall, all green tops are delicious when cooked like spinach.
How to Grow
60 seed/gram. Beets thrive in sandy loam with a pH of 6.0 to 7.5. Remember to fertilize. For a continual harvest, sow seeds 1.2 cm (1/2") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in two-week intervals beginning when the soil has warmed to 7 C (45 F) and avoid sowing after mid-July. As each beet "˜seed' is actually a corky fruit with 2 to 5 seeds contained within, it is important to thin the young seedlings to 7-10 cm (3-4") apart to provide enough room for proper root formation. Use plants that are thinned as a source of tender, edible greens. Over-watering or excessive rainfall may lead to excessive leaf growth and pale or small roots. One packet sows approximately 6 m (20') of row.
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10 feet (3 m)
A very versatile beet, Eat raw, cook boiled or roasted, Tops make for nutritious spinach-like greens., When pickled the root will take on the colour of the pickling solution