German Lutz Beet Seeds (Aimers International) 2730. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in Germany. Approx. 150 seeds/pkt (100 seeds/gram).
This deep red, globe shaped beet has a mild slightly sweet flavour and an evenly coloured interior. All of these attributes make it the ideal choice for a super Borscht. A good choice for soils that are less than ideal. Matures in 50 days.
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Direct sow seed in a sunny spot every two weeks from early spring to early summer or later in summer for a fall crop. Germination typically occurs in 7-12 days. Use thinnings for tasty baby greens. Beets make their best growth in moist, rich sandy loam. For best keeping, store mature beets with leaf stems cut off at 5cm (2in) above the beet.
- Planting Depth: 1.25cm (1/2in)
- Seed Spacing: 2.5cm (1in)
- Thin To: 7.5cm (3in)
- Row Width: 60cm (24in)
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