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Beets

Beets 'Alto' (Beta vulgaris)

‘Alto’ is a cylindrical type of beet with very uniform, straight roots. Smooth skin makes them very easy to clean and prepare. This is one of the sweetest, most flavorful beets around with the added benefit of tops that can also be used for greens. Beets are a great source of…

Beets

Beets (Beta vulgaris)

Beets have been a staple in the human diet for thousands of years. The wild ancestor to today's beets grows in the regions near the Mediterranean Coast and references to beets have been found in ancient Greek and Mesopotamian writings. All parts of the beet plant are edible and…

Beets

Beets 'Chioggia Guardsmark' (Beta vulgaris)

An improved version of the Italian heirloom variety 'Chioggia,' the sweet-tasting flesh of this beet develops the characteristic bull's-eye pattern of alternating red and white rings. When harvesting beets, use a garden fork to lift the root from underneath, then wash and store them…

Golden Beet

Golden Beet 'Touchstone Gold' (Beta vulgaris)

A great twist on an old favorite. This beet produces beautiful golden-orange globes with glowing yellow interiors. The mild, sweet flavor adapts to any traditional beet recipe. Mix it with red varieties for a fun color contrast! The tops can also be used for greens. Beets are a great…

Heirloom Beet

Heirloom Beet 'Bull's Blood' (Beta vulgaris)

A gorgeous heirloom beet that has been a gardening favorite since the mid-1800’s. ‘Bull’s Blood’ is grown as much for its deep burgundy foliage as for its delicious roots. For those short on garden space, ‘Bulls Blood’ could easily be grown among garden flowers to provide…