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Beet Seeds, Babybeat Beetroot Seed

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Babybeet is truly a mini beat.  Babybeet has very dark, 1.5-2” diameter roots with 9” tall, glossy, medium-green tops. This beet will not increase in size, allowing you to harvest smaller amounts for up to a few weeks. Very uniform in size with a small taproot.  Perfect for steaming or canning whole pickled beets. 

  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris
  • Zone: 2-11
  • Seed to Harvest: 50-55 (Spring/Summer)
  • Seed to Harvest: 60-80 (Fall/Winter)
  • Height: Leaves 18+” Tall
  • Fruit Weight: Varies
  • Fruit Color: Deep Red Purple
  • Treated: No
  • Germination Time: 5-14 Days
  • Breed: Heirloom, Open Pollinated
  • Germination Rate: 90%
  • Lifecycle: Annual (Biennial)
  • Sunlight: Full Sun / Partial Sun
  • Watering: Adequate
  • Sow Method: Direct Sow or Transplant
  • Sow Depth: 1/2 to 1inch
  • Plant Spacing: 2-4 inches
  • Row Spacing: 24 inches
  • Season of Interest: Cool / Warm
  • How to Grow Beets
  • Companion Plant Guide  
  • Beetroot Varieties
Did you know…The Romans considered beetroot an aphrodisiac, probably because they are a good source of tryptophan, betanin and boron, which affect mood and sex hormones in both men and women.


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Nutritional Value & Health Benefits

Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C. Beetroots and beetroot juice have been associated with numerous health benefits, including improved blood flow, lower blood pressure, and increased exercise performance. Beetroot 101