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Beet Seeds, Detroit Dark Red

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Detroit Dark Red is the perfect all-purpose beet variety. This medium-early variety produces round, dark red roots. These beets are very enjoyable, growing tender and fine-grained throughout. Ideal for use fresh, canned, pickled and frozen. Tops are great for salads too!

Sku: 142168

Product Weight: approximately 175-190 seeds

Growing Information
Germination

Days to
Germination:

10 to 12 days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

50 to 60 days

Key Features

Flavor: Wonderful earthy flavor

Preparation Ideas: The skin on beets is easiest removed after beets are roasted, steamed or boiled. Once cool enough to handle, the skin is easily removed with a paper towel.

Seed Type: Heirloom

Plant Type: Vegetable

Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

How To Grow

Instructions

Sow in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. It performs best in full sun and well drained soil.

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Plantling Spacing: 8 cm (3")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Suggestions

Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.

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