Sugar beet for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible leaves and roots, planting season in autumn to winter – frost free area or spring to summer – temperate climate, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Sugar beet – information before buying:
Growing information: annual but for seeds biennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 2-10, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun, height: root 4-9 cm (2-4 inches), the leaves 4-30 cm (2-12 inches).
Blooming in the summer to autumn in star shaped flowers that appear in green color.
Leaves harvesting season in warm area all year less in the summer, in cold area spring to autumn, in spoon shaped leaves that appear in green color.
Roots harvesting season about 90 days to harvest, when sow in the autumn it’s in the winter, when sow in the spring it’s in the summer in cone shaped roots that appear in burgundy, pink, yellow, white, red color.
Alternative names: Beta vulgaris subsp. Vulgaris, Sugar plant