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Beta vulgaris ‘Ruby Queen’

Family: Amaranthaceae

Common name: BEET

Native to: Mediterranean


Type: annual

Form: clumping

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 0.80 feet





Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Seedling days to mature: 55

Edible: vegetable

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 2 -50 f, zone 3 -40 f, zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -50 to +30 °F

Water: regular

Edible plants - annuals

This vegetable garden plant can be grown from seed. These seeds can be purchased for use by home gardeners. The varieties on this site have been carefully screened - culled from over 1,000 offerings - and were selected as the best plants for vegetable gardens. There are other varieties, not shown, that are grown by large producers and farmers. Some of the varieties shown, either organic or heirloom, may be grown early in the season, or late, or are vegetables good for containers.We encourage you to take a look online for additional information about this particular variety.