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Heirloom Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1/4 Pound 1BEETQP

Price: $5.95

Sale: $5.36

1 Pound 1BEETLB

Price: $11.95

Sale: $10.76

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HEIRLOOM: "Detroit Dark Red," the perfectly round beet has been a favorite since 1892. Luscious greens.
Heirloom Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds, Beta vulgaris, Beet
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Common Name Beet
Botanical Name Beta vulgaris
Light Requirements Full Sun
How to Grow Direct Sow
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Planting Time Cool Season
Seed Spacing 1 inch
Row Spacing 12-18 inches
Space After Thinning 2-3 inches
Days to Germination 10-20
Days to Harvest 55-60
Ways to Grow Small Gardens
In the Kitchen Pickling, Roasting
Is It Heirloom? Yes
Ships As Seed
Prohibited In N/A
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
"Detroit Dark Red" is the heirloom with perfectly round beets. These smooth, sweet beets are an heirloom storage variety, a favorite since 1892. Luscious greens are great for salads and braising.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny, well drained location and sow seed as soon as the ground can be worked. Repeat at 3 week intervals until late summer. For best results, loosen soil with spade or fork, fertilize with vegetable food and smooth with rake. Great in containers and sunny flower beds. Firm soil over seed and keep moist.
Care: Keep soil moist, weed free, and apply vegetable food every 4 weeks.
Harvesting: Pull individual plants when roots are about 2"/5 cm. across.



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Pickled beets to share!


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        Comments about American Meadows Heirloom Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeds:

        These beets turned out beautifully. The greens were as good as the root. I canned so many jars of pickled beets I send one home with visitors!

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