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!
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 4.5 grams
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Wonderful earthy flavor
Days to Harvest: 50 to 60 days
Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 12 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Plant Spacing: 8 cm (3")
Planting 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
Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.
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.
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