South GA Seed Company
This beet is an heirloom back from 1840. It is a wonderful tender and sweet beet! The beets are best harvested when 2 to 3".
How to Save Seeds
Beets will cross pollinate with other beet varieties as well as chard varieties. So with that in mind I would suggest only growing one kind of beet or chard since they require a distance of at least ¾ of a mile. Beets are biennial meaning they must be overwintered in order to produce seed the next year. Some gardeners pull the beets trim the leaves back to 2 inches over the bulb and overwinter them in a root cellar in either damp sawdust or sand. Some gardeners that enjoy warmer winters mulch them and hope they survive the winter temps. Once spring arrives replant them and wait for the seed. Once seed is dry collect and store.