Beet Seeds - Crosby Egyptian

Beet Seeds - Crosby Egyptian

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $20.99 ($5.24/ounce) 45% Savings
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  • The perfect beet for pickling
  • Large and bountiful yield
  • Excellent flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 3 inch diameter roots
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 12 to 16 inches, Plant Spacing: 12 to 16 inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Earthy; Slightly Nutty Undertone
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing, Root Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Beet Seeds - Crosby Egyptian

Beta vulgaris

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed

Grow Heirloom Beets - Plant Crosby Egyptian Beet Seeds

One of the best on the market, Crosby Egyptian Beet is an heirloom vegetable developed in Germany in the 1860s. One of the largest and earliest varieties, this plant will produce a heavy yield of round, flat, delicious beets ideal for pickling, boiling or baking. Plant Crosby Egyptian Beet seeds in a sunny spot that receives ample drainage.

Planting Information

Planting Beet Seeds - Crosby Egyptian

Planting Season Cool Season
Seed Prep Requires Light, Soak
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing Plant Height: Plant Height: 12 to 16 inches
Plant Height 12 to 16 inches, Plant Spacing: 12 to 16 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12
Days to Maturity 60 days
View our Beet Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 256
1 Ounce 2,400
1/4 Pound 9,600

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