Beetroot ‘Detroit’


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Beta vulgaris
Family: Amaranthaceae

The most popular old  all purpose red beet. Uniform and smooth with blood red flesh that is sweet and tasty. Young plants make good greens.  55 days.


Seeds per packet: 5gr / Approximately 40-100 seeds per gram.


  • Direct sow: Late April to mid-July. Optimal soil temperature: 10-26°C. Seeds will germinate in 5-12 days. Beets will not produce roots if planted when the soil is too cold.
  • Indoor sow: All Year
  • Exposure: Full-sun or partial-shade. Hardy to Zone 5
  • Sow 1cm (½”) deep, 5-10cm (2-4″) apart in rows 30-45cm (12-18″) apart.
  • Growing: For uniformly sized beets, thin carefully to 7-15cm (3-6″) apart when seedlings are 5cm (2″) tall.
  • Harvest at any size,  for the best flavour, pull the beets as soon as they have reached full-size.


Additional information

Weight 6 kg


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