Sugar Beet seed Beta vulgaris
110 days. Plant produces good yields of large 3 lb sugar beets. Roots have a sugar flavor. Shred the beets and add to other Vegetables. Also used to make molasses and wine. A fun thing to grow in your home garden.
Sugar beet seeds are easy to grow. They are an excellent crop to grow for wildlife feed, also grown for their great tasting greens. Mature sugar beets get up to 1 foot long, weigh 3 – 5 pounds and produce an average of 3 teaspoons of sugar
Sugar Beets do not do well in poor soil or clay, so prepare your soil by adding compost and manure. Sugar beet seeds can be planted in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked.