Detroit Dark Red is the perfect all-purpose beet variety. This medium-early variety produces round, dark red roots. These beets are very enjoyable, growing tender and fine-grained throughout. Ideal for use fresh, canned, pickled and frozen. Tops are great for salads too!
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Wonderful earthy flavor
Preparation Ideas: The skin on beets is easiest removed after beets are roasted, steamed or boiled. Once cool enough to handle, the skin is easily removed with a paper towel.
Days to Germination: 10 to 12 days
Days to Maturity: 50 to 60 days
Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Instructions: Sow in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. It performs best in full sun and well drained soil.
Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.
Product Weight: 4.5 grams