Latin name: 
Beta vulgaris var. conditiva alef.
Variety Tested under # Maturity Plant type Roots Disease resistance Remarks
Shape Color

Crimson King

TT-0172 Mid early Strong tops, height 30 cm Globe Purple red Tolerant to Downy mildew (Peronospora farinosa) Well adapted to warm climates. Very sweet taste. High bolting tolerance.

Legend & Disclaimer

In cases where specific races or strains are not noted, the variety is resistant to some, but not necessarily all known races or strains of the pathogen.
We have exercised the utmost care compiling these variety descriptions. For the Nigerian market we made some adjustments in the original descriptions from our suppliers based on results in our trials at Kano. For all details on varieties listed, including latest information on resistances, please refer to the websites of our suppliers Enza Zaden ( and Pop Vriend Zaden (