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Beets - Detroit Dark Red

A result of quick and steady growth, the best beets are sweet, smooth, tender and have good colour inside.

  • Sow seeds 2.5 cm [1"] apart and 1.5 cm [0.5"] deep.
  • Thin to 8-10 cm apart when plants are 8-10 cm tall.
  • To prevent scabs, ensure the soil is rich with humas.
  • For best taste and appearance, harvest when globe varieties are about 8 cm wide.

  • Beet - Detroit Dark Red - 56 days. Globe shaped, dark red smooth exterior. Interior is a uniform dark red with indistinct zoning and finely grained. Tops 30-40 cm [12-15"] tall, glossy dark green tinged with maroon. Good storage properties. Excellent main crop beet.