Dark purplish-red, 3 in. flattened globes, used as a first early variety or for a midsummer, bunching beet for home or market gardens. Tall vigorous dark-green 16-18 in. tops tinged with maroon, excellent for greens. Beet greens are very nutritious. One cup of beet greens has more iron than a hamburger patty. 54 days. Aprroximately 100 seeds per 1/16 ounce packet.