ORGANIC Beet, Detroit Dark Red

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Growers can use the greens or the globes. Globes grow about 3″ in diameter and greens can be harvested all season long. This variety of beet sprouts well in cold spring conditions and can stand the warm fall conditions of Southern California and beyond.

Earn up to 165 Points.

Description

Beet- Detroit Dark Red 

Beta Vulgaris

Introduced in 1892 and still a favorite for good reason! Great for fresh eating or canning, this is a superb beet with versatile uses in the kitchen.  Growers can use the greens or the globes. Globes grow about 3″ in diameter and greens can be harvested all season long. This variety of beet sprouts well in cold spring conditions and can stand the warm fall conditions of Southern California and beyond.

Suggested Planting Requirements: Beets should be direct sown in loose soil that is kept moist. Acidity should be neutral. Growers can mix in clean sand to increase porosity.

Growing Recommendations: Plant seeds in the cool season in freshly worked soil.  

Harvesting & Storage: You can harvest and eat greens in salads or harvest the root when it has reached a desirable size.

Soil Temperature: 65-85°F
Planting Depth: ¼”
Days to Germination: 5-21
Days to Maturity: 60-65+
Height at Maturity: NA
Lighting Requirements: Full Sun
Spacing: 1-2”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Package weight: 3 grams

Additional information

Weight 0.10 g
Dimensions 5.00 × 0.10 × 3.00 in
Weight

1/2 lb, 1 ounce, Packet

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