Beetroot ‘Crosbys Egyptian Flat’

Beetroot ‘Crosbys Egyptian Flat’
Beta vulgaris

A red heirloom variety that originated in Germany in the late 1800’s. It was improved in the USA by Josiah Crosby, who selected to retain the earliness and to remove the rough nature of the original ‘Flat Egyptian’ variety. Harvest young for a baby beet or mature for a large, full sized root. The red veined leaves are also great for eating or stir fries. 220 seeds.

Price: $3.50
Heirloom
Sowing Periods
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Cool Climate Periods Sep 1st Mar 31st
Mild Climate Periods Aug 1st Aug 31st
Tropical Climate Periods Jan 1st Dec 30th