(Beta vulgaris) A 2015 All-America Selections winner, Avalanche beet is prized for its wide adaptability, excellent disease resistance, and superior uniformity. Plants are reliable producers of round, white beets reaching 2-3” in diameter. Their mild flavor and creamy white color makes them an excellent stain-free option for baby food. 50 days to harvest. 150 seeds per packet.
CULTURE: Plant seeds outdoors once soil temps have reached 50 degrees. Pre-soaking seeds for 24 hours will improve germination. After germination, thin seedlings to one plant every 3-4". A second sowing can be made in late summer for fall harvest.