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Touchstone Gold Beet

  • SKU: 84747
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 400 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3-9 annual
  • Height: 12 - 15 inches (greens).
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days.
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Touchstone Gold Beet

Description
Very tender, good for containers.
Vibrant yellow to golden, smooth, globe-shaped roots with little or no heat-induced zoning. Medium-sized beets require less growing space than other varieties, good for container growing. Flavor is mild, sweet and delicious. Especially tender. 54 DAYS. Seed Counts: 1 oz. of beet seeds contains about 1,200 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measureapprox. 400 seeds per packet
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height12 - 15 inches (greens).
  • Spread6 inches.
  • Spacing3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zones3-9 annual
  • FoliageGlossy green tops.
  • FruitVibrant yellow to golden, smooth, globe-shaped roots with little or no heat-induced zoning. Flavor is mild, sweet and delicious. Especially tender.
  • Germination8 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsDeep, rich,sandy; pH7.0
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsNotably improved golden root with vibrant interior color. Combined with its striking leaf/petiole contrast, this best is sure to catch your eye on the dinner plate. Smoother and sweeter than most red beets, gorgeous orange-gold color (skin is more orange, flesh is more gold). Uniform round roots, consistent garden performance, good yields. Rich green tops have yellow veins.
  • Botanical NameBeta vulgaris var. crassa 'Touchstone Gold' Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • SizeBest at slightly larger than golf ball size.
  • HeaderVery tender, good for containers.
  • Depth1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity53
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

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