Early Wonder Tall Top Beet Seed
Our Early Wonder Tall Top Beet seed is an heirloom and by far the best beet, loved by commercial producers and home gardeners. Quick emergence in cold soil and attractive purple tops make Wonder the choice for early beet greens and beet roots. In their 1916 catalog F.H. Woodruff & Sons of Medford, CT, claimed to be the originators of Early Wonder Tall Top Beet. 35 days for baby leaf tops, 55 days for edible roots.
Can also planted for fall gardens. Cover under a low tunnel or floating row cover to extend the season.
100 seeds per pack. 89% germination.
Beet Culture: Hardy and easy to grow. Can be sown almost as soon as ground can be worked. Thin by harvesting greens with baby beets. Beets left to mature to full size should be at least 3" apart.
Minimum germination temperature 40°, optimal range 60 to 85°, optimal temperature 77°. Emergence takes 17 days at 50°, 10 days at 59°, 5 days at 77°, highest % of normal seedlings at 77°.