Beet
Beta vulgaris 'Atlas'

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta (BET-uh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Atlas
Hybridized by Emerald Seed

Category:

Biennials

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 19, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"A smooth round F-1 Hybrid with high brix. Very good disease tolerance to Downy Mildew and Cercospora Leaf Spot. Very uniform roots. Bright green tops, medium height. High tolerance to bolting under stress.. Super yields." Emerald Seed