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Kestrel Hybrid

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 31
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt.(Approx 150 seeds)

1000 seeds

The round deep red roots are tender, delicious and sweet. They can be eaten at all stages of growth and store well in a cool dry place. The young leaves make delicious greens. Beets are easy to grow and prefer cool weather, though they tolerate a wide range of conditions.

  • 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: 53

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. Feel free to provide vegetable food every 4 weeks.

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

Your Health: Rich in calcium, Iron, and Vitamins A, B1, B2, Niacin and C.