Beet, Detroit Dark Red

Catalog #0910

5753

(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.
DIRECT SEED
2" Apart
SEED DEPTH
1/2"
ROWS APART
20-24"
THIN
4-6" Apart

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

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