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Robin Beet Seeds

Robin Beet Seeds

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~2.0 g (~90 seeds)
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Developed specially for harvesting at the "baby" size of just 1"–1½", 'Robin' delivers with well-rounded, tender, sweet, crunchy roots. Excellent choice for raw, roasting, or canning. Baby beet greens are tender and delicious. Plants have high bolt resistance. Roasted beet and fennel recipe inside this packet.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 45 – 60 Days

Family: Amaranthaceae

Type: Beet (Learn more)

Native: Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial grown as an annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: Leaf tops 15"–17" tall

Variety Info: Smooth, round, red roots can reach 2½" diameter at maturity, but harvest earlier for baby beets.

Attributes: Bolt Resistant, Frost Tolerant, Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°–85°F, for early summer crop. 6 to 8 weeks before your average first fall frost date for late summer/fall crop. Mild Climates: Sow fall through winter.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended. Root disturbance delays maturity.

Days to Emerge: 5 – 21 Days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: 1 seed every 4"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 4"