This white beet has been around since the 1400s maybe before. Easy to grow. Cold tolerant. Takes about. 50 to 60 days. 30 to 40 for smaller salad beets has a sweet flavor and is good for frying. Or canning or fresh eating you will not be disappointed. With this one its rumored that George Washington. Grew this one. And used it as parent stock for cross breeding happy growing!!!