Red Kite (Hybrid)
Red Kite is a hybrid beet for the fresh and processing markets with globe shaped roots and improved, smooth skin. It has a fine taproot and narrow crown, excellent overall root uniformity and medium green tops that are shorter than average and erect. Roots have deep dark red external and internal color.
- Dark red internal and external color
- Smoother skin
- Small to medium crown attachment
- Experimental# BEH152
Days to Maturity from Direct Seed
HG Market Segment
Beets are enjoying a come-back! Not only are they delicious, but nutritious. Beets provide a rich source of carbohydrates and protein, and have high levels of important vitamins, minerals and micronutrients. They are a great source of potassium, magnesium, folic acid, iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, niacin, biotin, betanin and beta-carotene. They also contain the important vitamins – A, B6 and C – plus, powerful antioxidants and soluble fiber.