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#156141 Nov 29th, 2007 at 07:57 AM
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and they've come up beautifully. The foliage is lovely, if I do say so myself, but I have no beets, just roots. The foliage is about 8 inches tall and I thought by now I would have beets. Anyone know about this?




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How long have they been in the ground?


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Sunflowers #156247 Nov 29th, 2007 at 12:39 PM
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Probably a month or 6 weeks.




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Give it a little more time, maybe you'll see little ones soon. Beets are pretty easy to grow. You shouldn't have too much of a problem.


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You should be seeing something by now, I usually harvest my beets when they are smaller at around 50 days or so.

Did you thin them out when they were seedlings?Do you know the variety name?


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Sunflowers #156878 Nov 30th, 2007 at 07:14 PM
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I can't remember the variety. It's time to have beets. I'll check again tomorrow.




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How do I grow beets? My mom loves them. I live on the West Coast in California's Central Valley, so I can possibly plant 'em in fall. I get frosts w/ temps as low as 25 degrees Farenheit or occasionaly lower.


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