(Beta vulgaris) Heirloom from 1892. Original selections were made
from Early Blood Turnip by Mr. Reeves of Port
Hope, Ontario, Canada. Nearly round blood-red 3"
diameter roots. Great for canning and fresh eating.
Prolific, good keeper. 60-65 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked
in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Can
be planted at two-week intervals for continuous
harvests. All parts of the beet plant are edible. ± 1,700 seeds/oz
Beet, Detroit Dark Red
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