Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds
Product of Italy
Detroit Dark Red Beet: is a second early variety with a large root, and has a dark red flesh. Fruit is smooth and globe shaped.
Planting Guide: Start about one month prior to the last seasonal frost, direct sow in well-drained soil. Sow 1" deep, 1" apart in rows about 18" apart. Ideal to mix in with radishes. Full Sun.
Tip: Soak seeds for about 2 hours prior to planting. Ideal for succession planting. Not ideal for transplanting. Water regularly. Mulch recommended to maintain moisture.
Harvest: Average of 50-70 days, however the leaves can be harvested at any time. Ideal harvest time is when the roots are about the size of a golf ball. Clear the surrounding soil and gently pull the beet from the soil by the base of the leaves.