Merlin beets have a degree of sweetness that is almost magical. Bred for its high sugar content, disease resistance, and heat and cold tolerance, Merlin is a beet that almost anyone can grow. The crimson-stemmed greens taste delicious and are ready to be picked in 30 to 40 days. Roasted, baked, or boiled, Merlin stars in salads, soup, or as a side.
- full sun
- 2 to 10
- 3 inches apart
- 1 inch per week
- resistant to leaf spot/fungus
- sweetest of all beets
- smooth, uniform, round roots
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