Beet

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Flat of Egypt



About This Variety

Beta vulgaris
Seeds Per Packet: 120
Price Per Packet: $4.00
Days To Maturity: 50 days

One of the earliest of beets. The shape is round with a flattened bottom and a very slender taproot. The flesh is uniformly deep, dark red, the skin is smooth, the flavor exceptional. Described in Vilmorin’s The Vegetable Garden in 1885.