Lutz Winterkeeper Beet – Beta vulgaris
Heirloom storage beet with large, sweet roots and large, robust, glossy green leaves with pink streaked stems. Very reliable market gardener favorite, and also your go-to for winning”largest” at the county fair. OP. 60-80 days
Directions: Direct seed in spring, 1/4″ deep. Keep well-watered and be patient. As they get crowded, thin to 4″ apart for big beets, eating the thinnings. Seed in late summer for a fall crop.