CHERRY BLOOD

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CHERRY BLOOD is dark red beet suitable for inclusion in salad mixes. CHERRY BLOOD is coloured on both sides of the leaf making it ideal for pillow packs where a small number of leaves gives a strong colour effect. A sisterline to Blush, CHERRY BLOOD has slightly less vigour in the cold but shows even stronger tolerance to Pseudomonas than Blush during periods of high pressure such as late Summer/early Autumn.

Variety Features

Dark red leaf colour
Dark red stem colour
Oval leaf shape
Smooth leaf margins
Erect growth habit

Agronomic Considerations

Best results obtained when grown outside of mid-Winter
Good field tolerance to Pseudomonas

Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

1kg, 5kg, 10kg