Common Beet (Beta vulgaris) in the Beets Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Common Beet
Give a thumbs up Beet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: edible
Uses: Vegetable
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

"Beta vulgaris, 2017, [Beet], , 12 in. #vegetable #veggie #seed,

The January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle:  The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual SeedsThe January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle: The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual Seeds
January 14, 2013

For this month's raffle, in honor of Veggies and Annuals week, Chelle has shocked and thrilled us by putting forward the largest collection of seeds I've ever imagined.

(Full article134 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Photo gallery:

Posted by vic (North Carolina) on Jan 5, 2014 10:43 AM

Beets are tolerant of heat and resist light frost and therefore have a long growing season. Sow seeds every 3 weeks from early spring until two months before first frost date for a constant supply.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
abhege On February 20, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in the greenhouse from plug trays
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Swiss Chard Fire Fresh by csandt May 11, 2019 9:23 PM 1
What's going on in our summer/fall vegetable gardens? by drdawg Jun 20, 2017 1:13 PM 1,436
2016 Northeast Veggie Gardens by robertduval14 Dec 6, 2016 6:01 PM 1,036
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
Malabar Spinach by wildflowers Apr 28, 2015 10:18 AM 52

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Beets Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Beets (Beta)

« The Beets Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by bootandall and is called "Cedar Cones"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.