Beta Vulgaris

150 SEEDS

Detroit Dark Red Beetroot

The Detroit Dark Red Beetroot is the most widely used variety for both the leaf and the root.

Soak seeds for 8hrs or overnight to improve the germination rate -when they sink, they are ready to plant. Stores well and has a good resistance to downy mildew.

Health & Culinary

Leaves harvest in 30 days and add the perfect flavour to any salad or sandwich. Roast the beets for amazing colour and flavour. Great source of folic acid and vitamins A and C.

 

$3.60

In stock

Planting Guide

Seeds per packet

150

Sow

Direct

Depth

2-3cm

Plant Spacing

10cm

Row Spacing

50cm

Position

Full Sun

Height

25cm

Harvest

55-85 Days

Cool Climate

Sow in Sep-Feb

Temperate Climate

Sow in Jan-Mar, Jul-Nov

Hot/Arid Climate

Sow in Mar-Jul

Tropical Climate

Sow in Apr-Jun