Organic Early Wonder Beet (Beta vulgaris)
As its name suggests, the Early Wonder is the best beet for a short growing season. Sweet, rhubarb-red roots mature quickly beneath robust green leaves that make a fine substitute for chard, kale or spinach.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 50 days
- Direct sow ½” deep in full sun as soon as soil can be worked.
- Sow 12-15 seeds per foot; thin to 3" apart when seedlings are 1-2" tall. Plant rows 12" apart.
- Plant again in late summer for a fall harvest.