- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 18 Feet
- Mature Spread 10 - 12 Inches
- Growing Zones 9 - 12
Touchstone Gold Beet is the sweetest beet that you’ll ever eat! Touchstone Gold Beet develops smooth, golden, globe-shaped roots that can be up to 3 inches in diameter. In addition to their sweet roots, Touchstone Gold Beet’s greens are incredibly tender and delicious. Even better, Touchstone Gold Beet fruits won’t stain your hands when you cut or peel them!
Touchstone Gold Beet Care
Sow seeds 2-4 weeks before the last frost when soil temperature is 45 - 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Plant out starts after the last frost. Successional plantings can be made every two weeks up until mid-summer. For a fall crop, sow seeds 6-8 weeks before the first frost. Plant seeds 1/4 to 1/2-inch deep every 4 inches with rows 12 inches apart. Plant out transplants to the same spacing. Thin plants to 4 inches apart if needed. Touchstone Gold Beet prefers to be planted in a full-sun location in well-drained, sandy loam soil high in organic matter with a pH between 6.5-7.
Growing Touchstone Gold Beet
Touchstone Gold Beet takes 85 days from the time of germination to harvest. Plants will require at least 5 hours of sunlight a day to grow. Touchstone Gold Beets will grow up to 12 - 18 inches tall. If starting seeds indoors, sow seeds 6-8 weeks before the last frost.
Touchstone Gold Beets do well in pots on their own or in mixed containers as the filler feature. Grow several Touchstone Gold Beet plants in a 16-inch pot; increase the pot size depending on the number of plants you’re growing, allowing about 4 inches per plant.
Watering Touchstone Gold Beet
Touchstone Gold Beet likes moist, well-drained soil. Beets need an inch of water per week; water thoroughly if precipitation is not sufficient.
Feeding Touchstone Gold Beet
Plant Touchstone Gold Beets in soil high in organic matter for best performance. Touchstone Gold Beets will also benefit from application of a 5-10-10 fertilizer every week or two.
Touchstone Gold Beet Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 12
|Plant Type: Edible Plants
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 12 - 18 Feet
|Mature Spread: 10 - 12 Inches
|Spacing: 10 - 12 Inches
|Flower Color(s): None
|Foliage Type: Deciduous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: N/A
|Uses: Mass Planting
|Features: Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance, Award Winner
|Common Name: Touchstone Gold Beet Plant
|Other Name(s): Touchstone Gold Beet
|Scientific Name: Beet 'Touchstone Gold'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.