Beets-Detroit Dark Red
Beets-Detroit Dark Red

Beets-Detroit Dark Red

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3125-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Estimated Arrival: Between Oct 20 and Oct 25. * ETA for USA only

Detroit Dark Red Beets

Beta vulgaris

This root crop is deep red in color, with super sweet juicy yet firm flesh. The seeds will need to be directly seeded into the garden. They grow to be about 3" in diameter at harvest. The leaves can also be harvested and cooked as greens. Beets contain significant amounts of vitamin C, iron, magnesium,  dietary fiber, folate, potassium and manganese. They can be eaten raw in a salad, roasted, boiled, used in soups, and even pickled. For some inspiration, check out some of these creative ways to use your beets.

Days to germination 5-15 days
Days to maturity 58 days
Life cycle annual
Plant time September through February
Spacing 12-24"
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 40-70 F
Optimum soil P.H 6 - 7.5
Height 12"-15"

Detroit Dark Red Beets

Beta vulgaris

This root crop is deep red in color, with super sweet juicy yet firm flesh. The seeds will need to be directly seeded into the garden. They grow to be about 3" in diameter at harvest. The leaves can also be harvested and cooked as greens. Beets contain significant amounts of vitamin C, iron, magnesium,  dietary fiber, folate, potassium and manganese. They can be eaten raw in a salad, roasted, boiled, used in soups, and even pickled. For some inspiration, check out some of these creative ways to use your beets.

Days to germination 5-15 days
Days to maturity 58 days
Life cycle annual
Plant time September through February
Spacing 12-24"
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 40-70 F
Optimum soil P.H 6 - 7.5
Height 12"-15"