Beetroot Detroit Dark Red Expand

Beetroot Detroit Dark Red


The most popular Heirloom beetroot since 1892. Full deep red globe with dark green top. Good for canning, pickling and eating fresh. Nice large even shape. 58 Days.

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Data sheet

Zones: Annuals (Grow in All Zones), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle: Biennial
Water Needs: Moderate, Low/Moderate
Light: Full Sun/Partial Shade, Full Sun
Soil Type: Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Edible: Yes
Color: Red
Growing Instructions: Sown within temperature ranges 55F-75F. Sow thinly in a sunny position in drills 1/2" deep and 18" apart. Lightly cover seeds and firm down. Water gently and often to keep moist. Use mulch to help keep top 1” of bulbs moist. 58 Days.
Maturity (Vegetables Only) 60 - 65
Growth Rate: Moderate