Beetroot Detroit Dark Red

Beta vulgaris
Beetroot Detroit Dark Red 150 seed pkt
  • Globe shaped roots up to7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens
  • very popular variety

$3.00 inc GST

Detroit dark red beetroot

$3.00 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Very popular variety for growing roots, baby leaves and microgreens. Dark red, globe shaped roots growing up to 7cm; very good flavour. Green tops with tinges of dark red. Resistant to downy mildew. 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!

Planting Guide

Method: Direct or Seedling Trays
Planting Depth: 15mm
Best Planting Season/s: , ,
Germination: 5 to 10 days at 10-30C
Life Cycle: Annual
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 60 days (30 days for baby leaf)