Key Growing Information

Beets | Key Growing Information

Learn how to grow beet roots and greens from seed, from soil preparation, to direct-sowing and transplanting, along with disease prevention, harvesting, and proper storage.
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing beets from pelleted seed. Read more for a successful harvest!
Guidelines, specifics, and variety recommendations on best storage practices — temperature, humidity, and optimal shelf life — for enjoyment of classic storage crops such as roots and tubers like rutabagas, beets, turnip, cabbage, winter squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and leeks, well into the winter months.
Read about 3 top-trending summer-plant-for-fall-harvest vegetables — beets, kale, and bulb fennel — good crops to plant in mid to late summer for harvesting through fall.