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PlantFiles: Beet
Beta vulgaris 'Ruby Queen'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta (BET-uh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ruby Queen
Hybridized by Northrup King; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1958

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Jan 18, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An improved version of Crosby's Egyptian with more round uniform roots.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Dayton, Washington



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