Early Wonder Tall Top Beet Seeds
4 Gram Packet: approx seed count=200
The Early Wonder Tall Top grows very large bushy tops reaching 18" tall. The tops are great for salad greens and the roots are great for munching. The roots grow to about 3" across. The Early Wonder makes a great early planter.
- Beta vulgaris
- 94% Germination rate
- 48-60 days from plant until harvest
- 99% Pure
- Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions: Plant Early Wonder seeds very early in the spring in a sunny, well drained location as soon as the ground may be cultivated and enriched with organic material. Press soil firmly over seeds. Sow seeds sparingly and repeat every three weeks as long as the weather is cool .
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Care: Keep free of weeds and water regularly to keep soil moist . Fertilize with vegetable food every four weeks.
Harvesting: When Early Wonder beets are about 2" in size pull the entire plant. Smaller plants can be harvested as part of the thinning process.
Nutritional Value: A rich source of Iron, Calcium, and Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C, and Niacin.
Collecting Seed: Biennial plant that produces a seed stalk the second year. Selected roots need to be kept cool and moist. Protect first year Early Wonder root from winter freezing by burying in sand or leaving it in ground covered with heavy mulch. Seed heads form after summer growth. When seeds have matured and partially dried on the seed stalk, gather the seed before it falls to the ground. Complete the drying process at room temperature. Store in a cool, dry area.
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