Wholesome and beneficial! Bring the heart benefits and superb taste of Detroit Red Beets to your garden!
Plant Detroit Dark Red Beet seeds in deep, moist rich soil. Cover lightly with soil and water evenly. Thin when seedlings are 3-4 inches tall. Plant from spring to fall for a continuous harvest. The thinned greens can be eaten! Treat the greens as you would spinach.
- Lifecycle: annual (vegetable)
- Time to Maturity: about 3 1/2 months
- Sun Requirement: sun
- Spacing: 2" apart
- Depth: 1/2 inch
- 175-185 Seeds Per Packet
- Seeds/Oz: 1500
- Ideal Germination Temperature: 60F
- Sowing Method: Direct
- Heirloom Year: 1982 Heirloom