The most popular, all-purpose red beet. It is uniform and smooth, with a dark blood red flesh that is sweet and tasty, and attractive foliage that can be picked as salad greens. This variety was first introduced way back in the 19th century.
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds - Beetroot Detroit
Well dug through soil that is free-draining. Prepare soil with cow manure and compost a week before planting.
Soil pH Level6.5-7.0
PositionFull sun to part shade
How to Plant
Sow directly into the patch at a depth of 1cm. It is a good idea to soak the seeds in water overnight prior to planting to help with germination. Once the seeds have germinated you will need to thin out the seedlings to allow adequate space for the rest to grow.
Spacing 7cm - 15cm
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