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Beet Ruby Queen HEIRLOOM Seed

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Beet Ruby Queen is a bright scarlet color with sweet buttery texture. The texture combined with the earliness of harvest makes this a popular, award-winning variety.

Flavor: Can grow larger than most beets without woody taste

Preparation Ideas: Steam, pickle, or boil these beets for a delicious dish

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 4

Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 10-12 Days

Days to Maturity: 55 Days

Growth Type: Root

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 18"/3"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Sow outdoors. Performs best in full sun and well drained soil. Scatter seeds in a row. After germination, thin to 1 1/2 inches apart. When 4 inches high, thin to 3 inches apart. Rosebud sized thinning are delicious cooked whole. Harvest mature beets when they are 3 inches in diameter.

Suggestions: To prepare beets, simmer whole beets in salted water for 30-45 minutes, dip in cold water and slip the skins off.