Early Wonder Tall Top Beet Seeds.
Open Pollinated / 20 days greens, 45 beets
1/16 ounce / sows ˜ 8 ft
Beet - Beta vulgaris
Early Wonder Tall Top: Tall vigorous green tops with maroon veins. Quick emergence in cold soils and attractive tops make this a great early season variety for greens as well as 3" dark red globes.
Planting Tips: The beet is a hardy biennial (producing seed in its second year). Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Optimal germination temperature is 55-75°F, but will germinate in temperatures as low as 45°F. Seeding rate: 10 seeds/ft.; plant spacing: thin to 2-3"; row spacing: 12-18". Thinned seedlings may be used as greens or baby beets. Transplants can be started indoors or in a cold frame 4-6 weeks before planting date. Prefers loamy soils with a pH over 6.0 and cool temps. Harvest at desired size.
- Seed Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
- Seed Spacing: 1 inch
- Days to Germination: 5-10
- Plant Spacing After Thinning: 2-3 inches
- Plant Height: 8-12 inches
- Days to Maturity: 45
Certified Organic by Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC.