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Ruby Queen Beet

Beta vulgaris

Fit for a queen.

The benevolent ruler of the ruby red beet kingdom. Ruby Queen is a reliable, round, rich beet with a tendency toward slight "hips" in its shape. A classic beet similar to Detroit Dark Red.

This variety is suitable for growing as a microgreen. 🌱

from $3.49

100 Seeds $3.49 In Stock  | Packed for 2024
400 Seeds $6.39 In Stock  | Packed for 2024
2 Ounces $9.39 In Stock  | Packed for 2023
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Succession sow starting 1-2 weeks before last frost. Ruby Queen Beets prefer fertile, weed-free soil for formation of large roots. Thin young seedlings to one every two inches, then pull out every other beet to enjoy at the baby stage. Leave later sowings in ground for harvest through November, then pick and store in plastic bags in fridge, where they'll last in great shape for months.

Days to Germination 7 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 55 days
Planting Depth ½ to ¾ inch
Spacing in Row 4 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 to 18 inches
Height at Maturity 10 to 12 inches
Width at Maturity 6 to 8 inches
Sun Preference Full to Partial Sun

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