50-60 Days to maturity
10-12 Days to sprout
Beet seed per packet: About 400
Beets seed per Oz: About 1,500
Beets seed 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. 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.