Here is a selection of beet varieties recommended for their delicious, tender foliage rather than their roots. Harvest the leaves at baby-leaf size for a bright, attractive addition to salads, or grow to full size for bunching. Since beets with their tops intact do not ship well, growing these varieties allows you to enjoy something otherwise difficult to find.
Best beet for greens, harvested in bunches with large vigorous tops.
Best beet for greens.
Heirloom variety with deep-burgundy leaves for salad or micro greens.
Deep-burgundy leaves for salad or micro greens.