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!

This organic variety is renowned for its nutrition-packed roots and short 60-day growth cycle. 

Sku: 0811

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Beet

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun|Partial Shade

Germination

Days to
Germination:

8 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

60 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

12 - 18"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Fill Weight (grams): 3

Flavor: Incredibly sweet taste for beets.

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

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 100 - 150

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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