Ruby Queen is a standard variety for processors, fresh market growers, and home gardeners. It is a widely adaptable variety with great plant characteristics. It has uniform, smooth, red, globe-shaped roots, with a small crown and tap root. It has medium green tops that have an upright plant habit. Ruby Queen is a bolt-tolerant variety.
- Fresh market and baby leaf
- Widely adapted
- Good flavor
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