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Beet Seeds, Ruby Queen Beetroot Seed

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AAS WINNER  AAS Winner,  Ruby Queen beets have been a favorite in American gardens for over 50 years. With attractive, 3-1/2 inch deep red, round beetroots that are exceptional whether roasted, steamed, pickled or boiled or canned. They are also appreciated for their tops, which can be served fresh or cooked. Heirloom, open-pollinated.

How to Grow Beets  Companion Plant Guide  Beetroot Varieties

  • 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
  • Approx. Seed Count 24,000 per Lb.
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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  • Pole beans and beets stunt each other's growth 

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