Giant Yellow Eckendorf Beet

Giant Yellow Eckendorf

Heirloom Type: Beets

Alternative names: Mangel Yellow Eckendorf, Wurtzle

Origins: 1880s

Characteristics: Beets can weigh up to 20 lbs each.  Used as animal feed in the 1800s because of the high nutrition value.  Yellow skin.

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Availability: Many seed companies

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