Green top bunching beets are famous for their tall edible tops, which are perfect for salads and cooking. Produces flattened globe-shaped, deep red roots for cooking or pickling.
Sow 1 to 2 cm deep. Germination 10 to 12 days. Sow in early spring, 3 to 4 weeks before the last frost. Growing during hot temperature periods should be avoided to prevent bolting. Tip: Soak seeds overnight for best germination.
Beet is used to treat a wide of ailments relating to digestion and the blood. Don't throw away the green leafy tops as they can like spinach Rich in beta-carotene, folic acid, chlorophyll, potassium, vitamin c, and iron.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 15|
|Height (cm):||35 - 40|
|Spread (cm):||8 - 12|