The beet (also known as a garden beet, table beet, red beet, or blood turnip) is a bulbous root vegetable, typically sweet in flavor. While they come in a variety of colors, beets are known for their dark red hue. They are loaded with betalin pigments, which give them an intense red color and have also been shown to support detoxification and removal of toxic substances from the body.
North Africa; Asian and European seashores
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: Plant outdoor 30 days before last frost date; continue planting every 3-4 weeks into summer.
Fall: Plant 8-10 Weeks before first frost date.
Preferred Growing Climate: Cool
Planting Depth: ???
Plant Spacing: 1??
Days to Germinate: 7-10 days
Days to Harvest: 50-75 days
Pairs Well With:
Cheese, bacon, smoked fish, walnuts, horseradish, chives, and citrus
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2 g?? 0%
Saturated fat 0 g?? 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%
Sodium 78 mg?? 3%
Potassium 325 mg?? 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10 g?? 3%
Dietary fiber 2.8 g?? 11%
Sugar 7 g
Protein 1.6 g?? 3%
Vitamin A?? 0%???????????? Vitamin C?? 8%
Calcium?? 1%???????????? Iron?? 4%
Vitamin D?? 0%???????????? Vitamin B-6?? 5%
Vitamin B-12?? 0%???????????? Magnesium?? 5%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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