Sugar Beets

SKU: 1071

$7.50 per lb.

Bulk Discount Pricing

2 - 9 lbs.
$6.75 / lb.
10 - 19 lbs.
$6.00 / lb.
20 - 29 lbs.
$5.25 / lb.
30 - 39 lbs.
$4.50 / lb.
40 - 49 lbs.
$3.75 / lb.
50+ lbs.
$3.00 / lb.

Basic Info

Maturity
May- June
Seeds/lb
10,000
C/N Ratio
12-30
Growth Habit
Erect
Winter Hardiness
Zone 6A

Use

Nitrogen Fixing Potential
3/A
N Scavenge
7
Dry Matter
2,000-9,000
Lasting Residue
3
Erosion Control
4
Traffic Bearing
10
Grazing Potential
10
Forage Harvest
7
Root Type
Deep Fibrous
Soil Builder
4
Cash Crop Interseeding
10

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Advantages

Subsoiler
5
Surface Compaction
10
Rendering P & K
5
Traffic Bearing
10
Nematode Control
1
Disease Control
5
Allelopathic Effect
5
Weed Control
4
Short Growth Time
10

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Disadvantages

Weed Potential
10
Potential Insect/Nematode Risk
3
Crop Disease Risk
3
Effect Cash Crop
5
Ease of Establishment
1
Ease of Till-Kill
3
Ease of Chem-Kill
7
Ease of Mow-Kill
5

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent

Planting

Ideal Planting Time
Aug-Sept/Mar-May
Ideal Planting Depth
1/4-1/2"
Min Germination Temp(F)
40
Drilled Seeding Rate (lb./A)
10-20
Broadcast Seeding Rate (lb./A)
20-30
Reseeding Potential
Possible

Tolerance

Heat
4
Drought
5
Shade
8
Wet Soil Tolerance
7
Low Fertility
3
pH
6.0-7.0

*Based on a 1-10 scale. 1 = Poor : 5 = Average : 10 = Excellent