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Beet Detroit Dark Red (Heritage)

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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!

Plant Type: Vegetable

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.

Days to Germination: 10 to 12 days

Days to Maturity: 50 to 60 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Plant Spacing: 8 cm (3")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

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.

How To Grow: Beet Detroit Dark Red (Heritage)

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

Product Weight: 18 grams