Beet, Detroit Dark Red Organic Seeds

Beta vulgaris

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Beet, Detroit Dark Red Organic Seeds

Beta vulgaris

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

The deep, dark red, 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 Beet Seeds take roughly 60 days to reach maturity. This organic variety is renowned for its nutrition-packed roots and short 60-day growth cycle. Perfect for preserving or pickling, Detroit Dark Red Beets can help you get the necessary vitamins and minerals.

Sku: 0811

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Beet

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Safe for bees

for Bees

Grows best In

Best In:

Full Sun|Partial Shade


Days to

8 - 10 Days


Days to

60 Days


Container Size:



Growing Height:

12 - 18"

water Needs


Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Flavor: Incredibly sweet taste for beets.

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

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Pelleted Seed Count: 100 - 150

Fill Weight (grams): 3

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Growth Type: Root

Tolerance: Heat Tolerant|Humidity Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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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 keeping rows approximately 18" apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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