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Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Bull's Blood'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris, 'Bull's Blood'

Common name: beet

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Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Bull's Blood'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Bull's Blood'"

Beta vulgaris 'Bull's Blood' produces beautiful, burgundy leaves that will add pizzazz to any salad mix. Leaf color intensifies as the plant matures, but the tops can look sharp even when harvested under low light conditions. The roots of 'Bull's Blood' are best harvested young and are attractive as well with some zoning or candy-striping throughout the interior. Planting depth: .5-.75 inch. Days to germination: 5-10 days. 35-60 days to maturity.

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