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.