Halifax Seed - Beet - Formanova
is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.
58 days. This unique beet has an attractive cylindrical shape that makes it ideal for slicing! The roots grow about 15-20cm (6-8") long and 5cm (2") wide with flesh that is dark red, tender and sweet.
Growing Tips:Plant seed as soon as the soil can be worked in early Spring. To ensure a continuous supply of fresh beets all season long, sow additional seeds every 2 weeks into earlysummer. Place the seed in rich, well-worked neutral soil 1cm (1/2") deep, with 10-15 seeds per foot. To hasten germination, soak the seeds for an hour prior to planting. When harvesting, leave 5cm (2") stub of stem to minimize 'bleeding' of the interior juice.