Detroit Dark Red Beet

Beta vulgaris
$2.99 to $24.00
SKU: 0910A
  • Organic
  • Very dark red color
  • Prolific
  • Stores well
  • 60-65 days
  • ±1,700 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $24.00

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Great for canning and fresh eating, this variety is a good keeper, producing round, blood-red, 3"-diameter roots. This historic variety was introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company. Original selections were made from the Early Blood Turnip beet by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. 60-65 days. ±1,700 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Rows Apart: 20-24"

Thin: 4-6" Apart

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Plant at two-week intervals for a steady harvest. All parts of the beet plant are edible.