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Hyb. Red Ace

Hyb. Red Ace


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Beet
Beta vulgaris
Among all beet varieties available, the productive Red Ace is the most consistently smooth and sweet. The high sugar content makes it a succulent favourite for both cooking and pickling.
 
55
Bright green
Round
 
PLANTING TIME: Sow seeds directly in the garden from May to the beginning of July, mid-June for a full harvest. The beets will have a better taste when they grow quickly and steadily. SOIL: Light and slightly sandy soil with a pH of 6.0 or higher. Should be free of stones and clumps to allow the proper development of the root system. Work the soil thoroughly with compost or manure. SPACING: Sow 1 cm deep. Clear plants 8 cm apart on rows spaced at least 30-40 cm apart. GROWING TIPS: Heavy rains after a long period of dry weather will result in poor root colour. These drought periods will also cause tough or woody roots. Keep the beets well watered. A full sun exposure is ideal. HARVEST: Beets are tender as soon as they reach half their size, but harden when larger. When the plants are young the leaves make delicious greens.
 
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175 s/p
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