These whoppers can grow to 6″ without becoming woody, and are exceptional keepers.
Heirloom storage beet with large, sweet roots and large, robust, glossy green leaves with pink streaked stems. Very reliable market gardener favorite, and also your go-to for winning"largest" at the county fair. OP. 60-80 days
Directions: Direct seed in spring, 1/4" deep. Keep well-watered and be patient. As they get crowded, thin to 4" apart for big beets, eating the thinnings. Seed in late summer for a fall crop.
Seeds grown by Twisp River Seeds in Twisp, Washington, and Grand Prismatic in Salt Lake City, Utah.