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PlantFiles: Sugar Beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. altissima

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta (BET-uh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. altissima

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Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Burgundy
Veined

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cumberland, Maryland
Beaumont, Texas



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