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Beet 'Detroit Dark Red' Seed Packet

The most popular beet on the market, since 1892. They produce 2 ½ to 3-inch globe shaped roots, which are tender and sweet. A dual-purpose vegetable, the deep green tops can be cooked like Swiss Chard.
  • Great for canning and fresh eating.
  • Days to maturity in 60 days. 
  • Season: Spring
  • Planting tips: Plant in row, sow seeds 1/2 deep, 12-18 inches apart. 
  • Tips: Drought like weather and hot temperatures can produce tough and stringy beets. Provide ample water to the succulent roots to avoid.