Beet Ruby Queen – Item #3921


Ruby Queen’s easy-to-grow plants adapt well to poor soil and stand up to crowding. Beets are deep crimson and uniform inside and out, with a deep, buttery flavor. A dependable choice for eating fresh, canning, or pickling. It won an All America Selections award in 1957.

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Additional information

Weight 4 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 4″ (10cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 6-12 days

Start beets outdoors in loose, well­ drained soil in early spring as soon as soil can be worked, or up to six weeks before fall frost. Beets prefer a cool climate and can tolerate mild frost. Plant seed every few weeks for continuous harvest.

Keep soil moist for best growth, easy harvest, and sweetest flavor.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Matures In: 55 days

Attributes: AAS winner