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Boltardy Beet (46 Days)

We suggest Detroit Beet as a replacement

 

Originated in Holland and is now one of the most popular beets in England. Ideal for early sowing because, as the name implies it does not bolt. Color is very strong – thought of as a “high-pigment” beet. Size approaches that of a tennis ball and the sweet, beet flavor is superb.

300 seeds 

PLANTING

Beta vulgaris

Germination: 5-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 50-85ºFSoaking seed overnight aids in germination.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2” deep

Starting Indoors: 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Sow 1-2 seeds per cell/pot. Thin to 1 seedling per cell/pot. Transplant outdoors when the first true leaves appear, 3” apart.

Sowing Outdoors: Early spring with soil temperatures at least 50ºF. Sow 1-2” apart, thin when plants are 2-4” tall, 3-4” apart. Germination is slower at lower soil temperatures.

How much does a packet plant: 20-25 foot single row  

Harvest: Begin picking at 1” for baby beets and up to 3” across for the most tender and best tasting. For best storage cut off the greens 2” above the top of the beet.

Tips: Beets “seeds” are actually fruits that contain multiple seeds inside with several seedlings emerging from one seed. Use the thinned seedlings for beet greens or plant a heavily seeded row for baby beet greens. Beets need to grow rapidly and evenly by providing soil rich in organic matter and adequate moisture. Sow every 2 weeks for a continuous harvest.

 

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02/25/2021
nick m.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Excellent

Excellent I got everything on time I already had 2 meals of beets And the broccoli's done very well ahead Florida everything does very well in the Winter time

CH
07/20/2020
Cheryl H.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Boltardy. Beets

I order from Pinetree for excellent seeds and great prices. Boltardy beet was tasty and productive. Would purchase it again.

ED
02/02/2019
Evelyn D.
United States
I recommend this product
past experience

Too early for this year but have been using your seeds for years now and been very happy with quanntity of seeds per packet and performance for small garden.

RF
05/14/2018
robert f.
United States
beets

just going to plant the beets in next few days,the tomatoe[stupice,prudens purple,early girl,matts wild cherry did very good under my lights,just getting ready to put in garden,gave a bunch away also. very satisfied,thank you

GK
02/13/2016
Grammy K.
True to Name

This beet does very well in central Missouri. Does not bolt even in the worst heat. Much better flavor in the early part of summer than when it gets hot but very good.