• Heirloom: An unbeatable old time favorite that is easy to grow in most any garden. Gardeners grow this one for its canning ability and robust flavor! Deep maroon with a smooth sweet texture! Tops can be cut and eaten raw in a salad or by themselves. Use for fresh, canning, pickling and even freezing. Good keeper!

    Botanical Name -Beta vulgaris
    Common Name -Detroit Dark Red Beet
    Hardiness Zones - All - During Growing season.
    Minimum Temp - 32°F
    Shape -
    Growth Rate - Medium
    Sun Preference - Full Light
    Soil Type - Any, Well composted
    Soil Moisture - Keep Moist
    Growth Period - Spring - Autumn
    Foliage Color - Green -Red
    Flower Color -

    Fresh in salads, cooked or raw or greens

    Planting Depth - 1/2"
    Seed Spacing - 3"
    Days to Germinate - 6-12
    Row Spacing - 20"
    Days to Maturity -60-65 days

    Fun Facts:

    Introduced in 1892
    Can germinate and grow in soil temperatures as low as 40 degrees
    Excellent storage capabilities
    Original selections were made from Early Blood Turnip by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario

    Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds


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