Beet Growing Info
Learning Download: How to Grow Beets
When to Plant:
Direct sow seeds as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. Succession plant every two weeks until 6 weeks before fall frost.
Add a 1-2-2 fertilizer before planting. Then side dress every 3-4 weeks with 1-2-2 fertilizer.
|Location:||Planting Depth:||Soil Type:|
|Full Sun||1/2″||Well drained, pH 6.0-7.5|
|Seed Spacing||Row Spacing||Seeds per 100′||Yield per 100′||Seeds per Acre|
||2-4″||12-18″||600||40 lbs. greens
100 lbs. roots
* These are average beet seed counts. Varieties can vary.
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′
1 Pound = 16 Ounces