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Merlin Hybrid

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 34
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

Pkt. (≈ 200 seeds)

Extremely round uniform beets. Very smooth skin & dark red interior. Can be eaten at all stages of growth, the young leaves make flavorful greens. Beets are easy to grow, but prefer a cool well drained space.

  • Planting Depth: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Spacing Between Rows: 12-18" (30-45cm)
  • Days to Germination: 10-20
  • Spacing After Thinning: 2-3" (5-7.5cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 55

When and Where to Plant: Sow seeds every 3 weeks in a sunny area, with fertile, well drained soil. Beets can also be grown in containers.

Care: Provide regular, uniform moisture to keep plants growing. Thin plants to prevent overcrowding. Apply vegetable food every 4 weeks.

Harvest: Pull up clumps when roots are 2" (5cm) across.

Your Health: Greens are an excellent source of potassium and vitamins A & C. Roots a good source of fiber.