Sow in early spring/late summer in fertile, well-drained soil, sow 1 inch apart, 1/4 inch deep. Thin to 3 inches apart while small. (Use thinnings–tops and roots–for salads!) Keep soil evenly moist. Sow at monthly intervals to harvest over a long season. – All-American Selections
Avalanche beets exhibit a mild, sweet taste with a uniform root shape and no reddish tinge, making for more attractive produce.
All-American Selections judges raved about the raw eating quality when they discovered there was no earthy “beety” taste, nor any bitter aftertaste.