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Beet, Common Beet
The plant likes moist roots but an aerated soil.
Full Sun - At least 6–8 hours of sun per day
Partial Shade - At least 4–6 hours of dappled sun.
Grows up to 0.3m in height with a 0.3m spread. Takes 6 months to reach maturity.
Fertile Loam – The soil type that we all love! It contains silt, sand and clay.
Sandy – Large particles that feel dry and gritty and can't hold water.
Clay – The smallest soil particles which retain water well and feels sticky when wet and smooth when dry.
This plant can endure difficult conditions like frost or intense heat.