Wednesday, 24 December 2014 00:00

Joran F1

Description:

Jordan F-1 is a red and round beetroot. It can be harvested as a baby beet or mature beet since the level of sugar in them is high. This beetroot has a good tolerance to bolting, leaf spot, downy and powdery mildew.

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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 00:00

Detroit Dark Red

Description

They are early maturity beets with a rich dark-red color interior. The roots are about 7.5cm and they are uniform in size. The dark-green leaves, striped with red, are wonderful braised or in salads. It is sweet and tasty. This beet is easy to grow.

 

 

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Sunday, 30 November 2014 00:00

Detroit Dark Red

Description

Biennial Heirloom. This is a fine mid-season variety with a rich, dark-red interior and uniform 3″ shape.

An early variety, Detroit Dark Red beets store well and are also good for canning and freezing. The dark-green leaves, striped with red, are wonderful braised or in salads. Soil & Water: Beets are easily grown; they prefer deep, loose soil and even, moderate water. Mulch once established to protect the roots from heat.

Planting & Growing: Soak seeds for at least 12 hours before planting to promote germination. Space 2″ for greens, 3″ for summer harvest beets, and 4″ for storage growing beets. Tolerates light shade.

Beets grow best with cool soil in spring and fall. Harvesting & Storage: For best flavor, harvest roots while they are 1″-3″. To minimize moisture loss in the roots, twist off the greens. Roots store well in humid, cool conditions. Greens should be eaten within 1 or 2 days of picking.

 

 

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Sunday, 30 November 2014 00:00

Cylindra

Description

60 days. Beta vulgaris. Plant produces good yields of high quality 8″ long by 2″ wide carrot shaped beets.

Beets are very sweet and have dark red flesh. Excellent canning variety. pk/50 (Beta vulgaris) Danish heirloom.

Elongated beet resembles a carrot and produces uniform round slices for eating and processing. Sweet dark red flesh is free from rings and the skin is easy to peel. Can be planted closer together than globe-shaped varieties. 46-80 days.

Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Can be planted at two-week intervals for continuous harvests. All parts of the beet plant are edible.

 

 

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