Bull's Blood beet develops beautiful edible purple foliage and dark reed juicy roots. Its sweet flavor makes it a perfect choice for salads. Originally selected by Kees Sahin in 1986 from the French variety Crapaudine. 


Beet, Bull's Blood


    • Dark red-purple leaves
    • Can be grown for salad leaves
    • Sweet
    • 35 days for leaf tops 
    • 55 days for edible roots
    • 100 Seeds/Packet
  • Planting - How To Grow Bull's Blood Beet

    • Sow seeds outdoors 1/2" deep in spring

    • Sow 2" apart

    • Thin 4" to 6" apart

    • Rows 20"-24" apart

    • Keep seeds moist however avoid over saturating seeds 

    Harvesting -  How To Harvest Bull's Blood Beet

    • Plan harvest in early morning or in the evening. 

    • Cut baby leave tops about 35 days after planting for edible leaves.

    • About 55 days after planting, pull roots from soil.

    • For seed, allow beets to develop seed spikes.

    • Allow seed spikes to dry and then place into paper bag by rubbing seed spikes between hands until seeds are removed.

    • Allow seeds to dry 2 weeks in bag. 

    • Place in cool dry storage


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