Growers can use the greens or the globes. Globes grow about 3" in diameter and greens can be harvested all season long. This variety of beet sprouts well in cold spring conditions and can stand the warm fall conditions of Southern California and beyond.
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This variety has deep red and purple leaves with roots dark as blood. This particular beet is grown just as much for those colorful leaves as they are for the dark centers. Great for making a deep dark Borscht soup. One of our favorite soups!
This early producing variety has deep red and purple leaves with dark red bulbs. This particular beet is grown just as much for those colorful leaves as they are for the dark centers. A great short season choice.
An Italian heirloom beet, the Chioggia beet is one of the most beautiful with a great flavor. Like all beets, this root crop can be planted year-round in many southern California gardens.
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This garden giant will surprise kids and adult alike with the size that it can grow to. The flavor is just as lovable as the size and it is a kitchen essential! Chard – Rainbow Beta vulgaris Packed full of vitamins and nutrients, this large...
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