Beets Early Wonder
This medium sized, early variety produces globe shaped purplish-red roots and good sized tops. Good for fresh use, canning or pickling as well as greens, this early beet is especially productive where seasons are short.
Young Detroit Dark Red beet tops make excellent greens either cooked or fresh which are used like Swiss Chard and can be grown all summer. Roots are 2 1/2 to 3 inches in diameter.
Planting time - Early Spring to Late Summer
Matures in - 58 days
Germinates in - 7 to 14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Row spacing - 12 inches
Seed spacing - 1 inch
Thinning - when plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 inches apart
Net weight 3 G (Estimated 300 seeds)
Bulk beet seed available.
1,600 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row, 10lbs of beet seed needed per acre.
Average beet yield per acre - cut 320 bushels, Bunched 758 bushels