55 DAYS Medium-large sized beets boast deep red color throughout and resist "zoning." (alternating white and red rings induced by high heat in many beet varieties). Pacemaker III is slow to bolt, making it a good choice in most of the South.
Zones: 3 - 9 annual
Height: 12 inches
Spacing: 3-4 inches between plants; 12-24 inches between rows.
Depth: 1/4-1/2 inch.
Spread: 3 - 4 inches
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Soil Preference: deep, rich, sandy; pH 7.0
Germination: 5 - 17 days.
Days To Maturity: 55 days.
Foliage: Elegant ruby-veined tops.
Fruit: Medium-to large-sized beets boast deep red color throughout; resist "zoning" (alternating white and red rings induced by high heat in most beet varieties). Excellent flavor and crisp texture.
Seed Counts: @400 seeds per packet. 1 oz of beet seeds contains about 1200 seeds and sows a 100 ft row.