The Detroit dark red beet is a classic and provides a sweet flavor. This plant is perfect to eat fresh and great for freezing and canning.
Days To Maturity: 59 days
Fruit Size: 3”
Sun: Full Sun
Sow Method: Direct Sow
Planting Time: Spring, Summer
Sow Time: 2-4 weeks before last frost
Life Cycle: Annual
Approx seed per packet: 50 seeds
How to Grow:
Plant the seeds in a sunny location after the last danger of frost. Sow seeds in rows 12” apart .5” deep. Once the seedlings emerge in 14-21 days, thin to 3” apart. Make sure to keep the weeds under control and ensure the plants are well watered.