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Chenopodium (Goosefoot) Family (Roots)


Early Wonder

Early Wonder produces dark red flattened globe roots and tasty greens. The earliest beet we grow.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Detroit

Detroit (1892) is the standard round red variety.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Formanova

Formanova has deep red roots up to 6” long and 2”-3” in diameter, ideal for slicing.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
MacGregor’s Favourite

MacGregor’s Favourite is an old beet from Scotland, grown mainly for its magenta-purple leaves with a metallic sheen. The leaves are long, narrow and somewhat arrow-head shaped. The deep red roots are long and tapered and don’t come out of the ground easily.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Bull’s Blood

Bull’s Blood (1840) has deep red smooth leaves (lovely in salads when they are young) and round dark red roots.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Sweetheart

Sweetheart (1958) was bred by Dr. Meader of the University of New Hampshire with some sugar beet parentage, making it sweeter for fresh eating and winter storage. It is a large, somewhat top-shaped beet that is not very uniform.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Albina Vereduna

Albina Vereduna is a white beet with green leaves. The roots are mild and sweet, and the leaves are good for greens.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
Mammoth Long Red Mangel

Mammoth Long Red Mangel is a beet that is used for animal feed. The long heavy roots are pink to red skinned with yellow flesh. As they store well in a root cellar, you can feed them to your domestic animals all winter.

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Price(s): $3.00, $10.00
Packet Size(s): 4 grams, 20 grams
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