Beet vulgaris 'Bull's Blood'

Beet vulgaris 'Bull's Blood'

Common Name

Beet

Plant Description

This heirloom from the 1840s has leaves that are dark reddish-purple—almost black—and glossy. It makes a dramatic ornamental border in the garden. Tasty beets have pretty pink rings on the inside; the baby leaves are popular for salads.

Specifications

  • Light: Sun to Part Shade
  • Height: 18 inches
  • Spread: 2 to 3 inches
  • New For: 2014