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PlantFiles: Beet
Beta vulgaris 'Kestrel'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Beta (BET-uh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Kestrel

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Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

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:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Aug 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A globe shaped dark red beet often grown for baby beets.. Tolerant to CLS, PM, DM, DR, RZ and bolting. (53 day). It does not attain great size and was an adeqate but not outstanding performer for me.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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