Harvest for baby or mature beets. Kestrel is a dual purpose variety that shapes up early into a smooth, globe shaped, dark red root that can be harvested early for baby beets or left in the field to mature to full size. The roots have refined tap
roots, small crowns and 12 to 13" semi-glossy, bright green tops. Use this variety for an early bunching variety. Intermediate resistance to downy mildew, powdery mildew, cercospora and rhizoctonia. Tolerance to bolting.
Approximately 23,905 seeds per pound
Seeding depth: 0.5 - 1 inches
Germination days: 7 - 14 days
Maturation days: 53 days