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BEETS, Detroit Dark Red - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

BEET, Detroit Dark Red

Heirloom Beets Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 40 seeds )

Detroit Dark Red Beets: Classic Flavor and Reliable Harvest

Indulge in the classic flavor and reliable harvest of Detroit Dark Red Beets (Beta vulgaris 'Detroit Dark Red'). These annual beets are cherished for their deep red color, sweet taste, and versatility in various culinary applications. Explore the culinary potential and ease of cultivation with Detroit Dark Red Beets, a favorite among gardeners and culinary enthusiasts.

Key Features:

  • Classic Flavor: Enjoy the classic sweet flavor of Detroit Dark Red Beets. The rich, deep red color is a sign of the beet's maturity and readiness for harvest, ensuring a delightful taste in every bite.
  • Reliable Harvest: Experience a reliable harvest of medium to large-sized beetroots throughout the growing season. Regular harvesting encourages continuous production, ensuring a steady supply for your culinary endeavors.
  • Culinary Versatility: Add versatility to your dishes with Detroit Dark Red Beets. The sweet and tender roots are perfect for roasting, boiling, pickling, or enjoying fresh in salads, offering a range of culinary possibilities.
  • Compact Growth: Cultivate Detroit Dark Red Beets in gardens or containers. The compact growth habit makes them suitable for small spaces, allowing you to enjoy a bountiful harvest even in limited gardening areas.
  • Easy to Harvest: Enjoy the convenience of easy harvesting with Detroit Dark Red Beets. The medium to large-sized beetroots are easily accessible and make a beautiful addition to your kitchen harvest.
  • Plant Type: Detroit Dark Red Beets are typically grown as annuals, completing their life cycle within a single growing season.
  • Size of Beetroot: The mature roots of Detroit Dark Red Beets typically reach a size of 2 to 4 inches in diameter, providing a substantial and flavorful harvest.
  • Plant Size: Mature plants can reach a height of 12 to 18 inches, forming a compact and bushy habit suitable for various garden settings.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the classic flavor and reliable harvest of Detroit Dark Red Beets with optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Detroit Dark Red Beets prefer a neutral to slightly acidic pH (6.0 to 7.0).
  • Sunlight: Full sun exposure for at least 6-8 hours a day. Adequate sunlight ensures robust growth and the development of deep red, flavorful roots.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, especially during root development. Adequate hydration supports healthy beetroot production.
  • Temperature: Detroit Dark Red Beets thrive in cool to moderate temperatures. Plant in early spring or late summer for optimal growth.

Experience the classic flavor and reliable harvest of Detroit Dark Red Beets. Order your seeds today and enjoy the satisfaction of growing and harvesting these delicious beets in your garden.

Detroit Dark Red Beets Planting Information

Days to Germination: 9
Days to Maturity: 60
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Plant Spacing: 1-4"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
1200 19200
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
D6929 2022-06-30 85%