Improved Bull’s Blood type with higher percentage of red leaves with more saturated color. Color is enhanced in cooler temps. The crisp, mild leaves are delicious harvested small for salads or larger for steaming. Eat roots when 2-3 inches across for best flavor. 40-50 days from transplant. OP. Photos and text courtesy of Osborne Seed.
Care: Plant 3-4″ apart in rows 12-16″ apart. Best in full sun and cool, consistently moist soil.
Late-season vegetables adapted to tolerate both the heat of late summer and the cool nights of fall. Harvest in late summer or fall. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.