The Queen of all beets. Hundreds of strains of beets have come and gone over the last couple of hundred years, but only a few have stood the test of time. Ruby Queen is at the top of the shortlist. AAS winner in 1957.
Easy to grow, uniform bulbs that are super sweet, with dark ruby red flesh. No concentric rings like most other red beets. Solid dark red flesh holds its color and texture when cooked. pickled, canned, or frozen.
The beet tops can be used raw in salads or cooked like a green, they taste like spinach. Beetroots and tops are loaded with vitamins, minerals. and anti-oxidants. Ruby Queen is naturally disease resistant.