Bull's Blood Beet
- 35-55 days. Greens 35 days-roots 55 days
- Deep burgundy metallic foliage adds color to any salad
- Tops are ready to pick in 35 days.
- Harvest only 1/3 of the greens at a time so roots develop a nice size.
Tender roots are sweet and deep dark red with interior stripes.
Planting Directions: Sow seed ½” to 1” deep in spring when soil temperature is 50° to 80° with 75° optimum. Can be planted outdoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Beets grow and produce best in cool weather, mulch the soil if necessary or plant in shade of other vegetables. Keep soil evenly moist at all times. Work soil deeply in the spring adding compost or a general garden fertilizer that is low in nitrogen. Thin plants to 2”-3” apart. Plant again in late summer for a fall crop. When the plants are young, the tops can be used as ‘greens’.