Crosby's Early Egyptian Beet (Beta vulgaris)
Crosby Egytian is the biggest early type beets that is know for keeping it's shape long into fall. The large, flattened beets are grown primarily above the soil but the skins don’t get the toughness of the upper portions of some beets. Beets are very sweet and early without any “earthy” taste.
Botanical Name : Beta vulgaris
Common name : Crosbys Early Egyptian beet
Size at maturity : 8" - 10"
Days to maturity : 55-65 Days
Light requirement : Full to Partial Sun
Planting time : Cool Season
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"-1″
Plant spacing : 2" - 4"
Ships : Year –round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 2,000