Golden Beet Seed

One of the crops for the 2016 BC Seed Trials is Golden Beets. This is a niche crop which is becoming more popular at farmers markets making it a great choice for the trials. The trials will help identify the cultivars which perform best here in BC as well as identify the best options for local seed production. Varieties for the trials include, BC-grown, Pacific Northwest grown and commercial cultivars:

  • Touchstone Gold
  • Yellow Sunrise
  • Golden
  • Boldor
  • Golden Grex

The trials will also look at Chioggia style beets from various sources

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