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Beet Seeds, Detroit Dark Red

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Product Information

Detroit Dark Red Beets are high in vitamins A, B2, B6, and C.

The deep, dark red and globe-shaped roots have crispy sweet and tender flesh. First introduced by Ferry-Morse, this beet variety is ideal for home canning and pickling! Detroit Dark Red Beets take roughly 60 days to reach maturity.

 


Sku: 7101

Growing Information
Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Sun/Partial Shade

Germination

Days to
Germination:

8-10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

60 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Key Features

Flavor: Incredibly sweet taste for beets.

Preparation Ideas: Eat it fresh, can it, or even pickle it.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Fill Weight (grams): 5

Growth Type: Root

Instructions

Sow Detroit Dark Red Beet seeds in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. Beets perform best in full sun and well drained soil. When the tops are about 6" tall, pull the plants until the roots are 4" apart. Harvest beets when roots are 3" in diameter.

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: Plant your Detroit Dark Red Beet seeds roughly 4" apart in rows.

Suggestions

The small, slender tops make delicious greens. Beets can be grown repeatedly during the season for a bountiful crop.


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