beautiful red purple tops with dark colored leaves. The juice from the
beets is used to make the only red food coloring allowed by Swedish law.
Deliciously sweet. 35 days for baby leaf tops, 55 days for edible
Bulls blood is an heirloom beet from 1840 primarily grown for its
tender, sweet, deep red-burgundy foliage, but the beets are tasty when
harvested at the 2- to 3-inch size.
Bulls Blood glossy magenta leaves can reach 16 inches high, but pick
them earlier for an excellent spinach substitute. Bull’s blood is the
beet for "beet greens". Bulls blood is often grown as an ornamental, and
its dark leaves contrast nicely with other plantings especially silver
Chioggia The most beautiful
beet of all and very sweet flavored. Pre 1840 Italian heirloom,
introduced to the U.S. before 1865. Named for a fishing town near
Venice. Uniquely beautiful flesh has alternating red and white
concentric rings that resemble a bull’s-eye. A feast for the eyes;
wonderful for fresh eating and pickling. Retains markings if baked whole
and sliced just before serving. 50 days.