Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds

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150+ Non-GMO Dark Red Detroit Beet Seeds for Planting

A popular beet variety that grows well in both cool and warm climates. Uniform in shape and flavor, these beets are an excellent all around root vegetable to have in your garden. Great canned, pickled, blanched, etc. Excellent source of iron, calcium and vitamins. Matures in only 55 days.

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150+ Growing Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds

  • Latin Name: beta vulgaris
  • Other Names: beetroot, blood turnip
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-10
  • Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
  • Plant Spacing: 1″
  • Row Spacing: 12″
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Light, moist soil, 6.5 to 7 ph
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
  • Diseases/pests: Resistant to beet scab
  • Color: Dark Red
  • Flavor: Tender texture, doesn’t get as “wooden” as other varieties

A common beet seed to grow. The Detroit Dark Red Beet, also known as beetroot or blood turnip, are uniform in shape and flavor. Grows well in cool Spring weather, and rarely have problems with pests. In the event pests invade, easily control them with a homemade insecticidal soap mixture.

These dark red beets are great bottled or pickled. Perfect for canning, cut up, blanch and freeze. Pick the leaves and toss them in a salad or stir fry. A rich source of iron, calcium, and vitamins A, B1, B2, C and Niacin. Growing these beets will thrive in both heat and cold climates, making them a great root vegetable to have in your garden.

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