50-60 Days to maturity
10-12 Days to sprout
Beet seeds per packet: About 200
Beet seeds per Oz: About 1,500
Beet seeds per Lb: About 25,000
Plant 3/4″-1″ deep, in rows 24″-36″ apart, thinning to 6″-9″ apart once the seeds sprout. Packet will sow 20 ft. Soil: should be rich, deeply plowed, preferably heavy loam. When to: Plant as early in the spring as possible (beets will stand light frosts) or may be started in hotbed and transplanted for extra early. For a continuous harvest, plant at 3-week intervals to Aug. 1.