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TwilleySeed-2017Catalog

Beets (Beta vulgaris) Approx. 1,600 seeds/oz. Pkt plants 25' of row; 1 oz sows 100'. Direct sow 6-10 lbs/acre or 300 MSd. Sow seed ¾-1" deep, 2-4" apart in rows 12-30" apart. Germ in about 8 days. Thin plants to 3" apart in the row. Days to maturity are from sowing. Hybrids 2058 Falcon F1 55-70 days for 2-2½" bunching size, 80-85 days for 3-4" jumbos. Fast grower, very heat tolerant, excellent vigor, medium top. Forms a solid blocky root with small tap and medium crown. Strong solid red color inside and out. Potential for excellent yield. Fresh Mkt, Processing. 2059U Fresh Cool 25-35 days baby leaf harvest. Deep green, smooth round-oval leaves with distinct red veins and dark red stems, this beetless beet has excellent appearance for spring greens and mixes. Upright habit helps keep leaves clean and undamaged until harvest. Reaches baby-leaf size very quickly, then slows down and maintains small size and quality, allowing some flexibility in timing. Good disease traits. Highly bolt resistant. Resistant PM1, Tolerant RZ. Baby Leaf. Also featured on pg 34. 2065 & 2065U Kestrel F1 53 days. Roots form smooth globe shape and deep color from very early stage. Dark red interior with very little zoning. 12-13" tops, bright glossy mid green leaves, brilliant ruby stems. Small, late bolting crowns, drought hardy. 10-12% sugar content. Tops stay erect and healthy due to high disease tolerance. Top appeal in bunching. High Tolerance CLS. Medium Tolerance DM, PM, RZ. Fresh Mkt, Baby Beets, Processing. 2075 Merlin F1 55 days. Solid dark red interior resists zoning even in adverse hot weather. Bright red stems 15-17"T with dark green leaves that stay green all season. Roots have refined crowns, tap roots, smooth skin and high Brix. Small slow bolting crown. High 12-15% sugar content and bright attractive appearance. Tolerant CLS, DM, and Drought. Fresh Mkt, Processing. 2080 Pacemaker III F1 53 days. Dark red, smooth, globe shaped roots. High yield, widely adapted to varying growing regions. Disease and drought tolerant. Late bolting and erect tops for year round production. High tolerant CLS. Tolerant DM, PM, RZ. Bunching, Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Topping. Detroit Golden 2085 & 2085U Red Ace F1 53 days. Detroit Dark Red type, well suited to a wide range of growing areas. Full globe shaped red roots, uniform deep red interior color. Strong, graceful tops 13-15"T. Fresh Mkt, Processing. 2090 Red Cloud F1 60 days. Perfectly round shape. Solid deep red zoneless interior. Non tapering base, smooth refined crown. Attractive red 14" stems, green leaves. Very high sugar content. Pacemaker type, best sub when needed. Fresh Mkt, Processing. Open Pollinated 2040U Burpee Golden 55 days. Sweet fine textured deep golden roots. Non-staining juice. Good eating tops, light green with pale golden ribs. Colorful salad, roots and tops. 2043U Chioggia 60 days. Italian heirloom. Sometimes called candy stripe or bulls eye beet because of its alternating red & white concentric rings. Round, sweet root is 3"L. It turns a pretty pale pink when cooked. Mild flavored 12" greens may be eaten raw or cooked. 2045U Cylindra 55 days. Long shape, more equal slices per root. Dark red quality roots 5"L x 1½"W. Fresh Mkt. 2050U Detroit Dark Red Medium Top 60 days. Well known bunching variety. Deep red globe-shaped roots are uniform and very smooth. Bunching, Fresh Mkt, Processing. 2053U Detroit Golden 50-60 days. Produces good yields of large, round orange roots. Beets turn golden-yellow when cooked and do not bleed. Roots retain their sweet flavor when cooked. Green leaves with yellow stems are very tender and mild. Also excellent for pickles. Red Ace F1 2055 Detroit Supreme 59 days. Refined Detroit type. Dark red interior, very light zoning. Smooth globe shape, small smooth crowns. Dark matte green leaf on 14-16" tops. High tolerant to bolting and very high yield potential. Tolerant CLS. Medium Tolerant DM. Bunching, Fresh Mkt. 2060U Green Top Bunching Early Wonder 52 days. Early, sweet roots; high quality tops. Bunching. Fresh Mkt. 2070 Lutz Green Leaf 63 days. Glossy green tops, white stems. Deep red roots sweet & tender. Good for fall harvest and storage. Fresh Mkt. 2084 Rainbow Mix 60 days. Bright ornamental edible blend of colored beet roots. Includes roots that are white w' white stem, golden w' golden stem, ringed red/white with rose tinted stem, ringed rose/carmine with red stem & purple foliage, as well as the traditional deep beet red, with deep purple stem & foliage. Delicious sweet roots. Stem & leaf can be used as greens like chard. Fresh Mkt, Edible Ornamental, Container Sales. 2099 Touchstone Gold 60-65 days. Solid vibrant yellow interior with orange-scarlet exterior and light green foliage. Highly bolt resistant. Smooth high quality globe shaped roots. Sweet & neat. Fresh Mkt, Specialty, Bunching, Multi-pak. Cat# Beet 1⁄8 oz 1 oz ¼ lb ½ lb 1 lb 5 lb (per lb) 10 lb (per lb) 2040U Burpee Golden 1.45 6.25 21.35 36.50 66.00 60.00 57.00 2043U Chioggia 1.55 3.40 11.75 20.30 36.25 33.25 30.75 2045U Cylindra 1.45 2.85 4.85 7.35 12.80 10.45 8.25 2050U Detroit Dark Red Medium Top 1.45 3.30 4.60 7.95 14.15 13.00 12.15 2053U Detroit Golden 1.45 6.55 22.40 38.65 69.00 63.15 59.00 2055 Detroit Supreme 1.55 2.75 5.00 8.70 15.55 14.20 13.25 2060U Green Top Bunching 1.50 2.60 3.50 6.00 10.85 9.95 9.35 2070 Lutz Green Leaf 1.45 3.00 10.20 17.15 30.00 ------------- ------------- Cat# Beet (M=1000) 200 sd 1000 sd 10 M (per M) 50 M (per M) 100 M (per M) 500 M (per M) 1000 M (per M) 2058 Falcon 1.45 1.85 1.45 1.10 1.05 0.96 0.90 2059U Fresh Cool 1.45 1.65 1.15 0.68 0.62 0.56 ------------- 2065, 2065U Kestrel 1.45 1.80 1.50 1.10 1.05 0.99 0.92 2075 Merlin 1.45 2.15 1.75 1.20 1.15 1.05 0.99 2080 Pacemaker III 1.45 1.80 1.50 1.30 1.15 1.00 0.98 2084 Rainbow Mix 1.45 2.95 2.15 1.85 1.60 1.40 1.25 2085, 2085U Red Ace 1.50 1.70 1.40 1.05 0.97 0.91 0.85 2090 Red Cloud 1.55 2.30 1.85 1.40 1.30 1.20 1.15 2099 Touchstone Gold 2.25 8.70 7.15 6.15 5.50 5.00 4.70 Beet Disease Codes CLS Cercospora Leaf Spot DM Downy Mildew PM Powdery Mildew RZ Rhizoctonia To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 11 New! 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