Organic Burpee's Golden Beet
Seed Exchange - A standout beet, offering both excellent roots and sweet, flavorful, edible greens that are ideal for sautéeing. Introduced in 1970 by Burpee Seed Company, it has orange, globe-shaped roots that turn golden yellow when cooked, are tender and mild-flavored (even when large), and will not bleed like red beets. 50-55 days Organic Bright orange roots Extremely tender Can be grown for salad leaves 50-55 days 100 seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Beets can be planted at two-week intervals for a steady...
Organic Detroit Dark Red Beet, 1892 Heirloom
Seed Exchange - Great for canning and fresh eating, this variety is a good keeper, producing round, blood-red, 3"-diameter roots. This historic variety was introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company. Original selections were made from the Early Blood Turnip beet by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. 60-65 days Organic Very dark red color Prolific Stores well 60-65 days 100 seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Plant at two-week intervals for a steady harvest. All parts of the beet plant are edible....
Organic Bull's Blood Beet
Seed Exchange - A cool-weather plant that is as ornamental as it is tasty. This purple-foliaged variety can be used to produce two great crops for eating. The deliciously sweet leaves are perfect for adding to salads, but the variety can also be grown for its delectable baby roots. We suggest picking the leaves at about 35 days. Selected by Dutch seedsman and Seed Savers Exchange member Kees Sahin in 1986 from the French variety Crapaudine for the darkest-colored leaves. 35 days for baby leaf tops, 55 days for edible roots Best Seller Organic Red-purple leaves Sweet flavor Can be grown...
Organic Yellow Intermediate Mangel Beet
Seed Exchange - Winner of our 2015 beet evaluation for taste. White- and yellow-ringed roots measure 4-6½" long and vary in shape. While mangel and fodder beets are larger than typical beets and were traditionally used for animal feed, you’ll find the sweet, juicy, and smooth-textured roots are prime for the dinner table and not just the barnyard. Seed Savers Exchange’s seed stock was originally acquired from Dr. Alan Kapuler of Peace Seeds in the 1980s. 65-100 days. Organic Taste Test Winner 65-100 days 100 seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring....
Organic Chioggia Beet, pre 1865 Heirloom
Seed Exchange - Also known as Bassano, and noted for its alternating red-and-white concentric rings that resemble a bull's-eye, Chioggia beets are wonderful for both fresh eating and pickling. It retains its markings if roasted whole and sliced just before serving. Named for a fishing town near Venice, this historical Italian variety has been grown in the United States since at least 1865. 50 days. Organic Good for fresh eating and pickling Alternating red and white rings Sweet flavor 50 days 100 seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate...