Beet Babybeat Red F1

Beet Babybeat Red F1

Product code : 65-0827-010


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The perfect size for baking or steaming whole. At last, here is a real baby beet! Unlike large beets harvested young, Babybeet will remain small, round, smooth and sweet, with a small taproot, all the way to maturity.

Maturity after sowing (days)


Foliage colour

Bright green

Root shape






Green Thumb

Cultural practices : sow seeds directly in the garden from May to the beginning of July. The beets will have a better taste when they grow quickly and steadily.

Soil : light and slightly sandy soil with a pH of 6.0 or higher. The soil should be free of stones and clumps to allow the proper development of the root system. Work the soil thoroughly with compost or manure.

Spacing : sow 1 cm deep. Clear plants 8 cm apart on rows, spaced the rows at least 30–40 cm apart.

Growing tips : heavy rains after a long period of dry weather will result in poor root colour. These drought periods will also cause tough or woody roots. Keep the beets well watered. A full sun exposure is ideal.

Harvest : beets are tender as soon as they reach half their size, but harden when they become larger. When the plants are young, the leaves make delicious greens.

Consult our technical sheet

Growing plants from seeds


Rival plant

asparagus, pole bean

Companion plants

garlic, cabbage

They fit good together