(Beta vulgaris var. crassa) Heirloom first introduced by W. Atlee Burpee Company in 1828. Dark, golden coloured roots with deep yellow, tender & mild flesh; green leaves with yellow stems. Does not 'bleed' like red types making it ideal for salads. Best when harvested young from 5cm across. Roots used fresh in salads or cooked; leaves used like spinach. Hardy. 55-60 days. 100 seeds
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