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Perfected Detroit Beet
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Perfected Detroit Beet

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Uniform Color, Size and Shape

Same great flavor and canning/pickling qualities as Detroit Dark Red, but with more uniform color and shape. Deep rich red throughout, no rings or white streaks. Always sweet and rich for canning, pickling and eating fresh!. 58 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 1 oz. of beet seeds contains about 1,200 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.

Zones: 3 - 9 (-30° F.).
Height: 12 - 18 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 8 - 10 days.

Perfected Detroit Beet - Pkt.
  • 14249
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  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 400 seeds.
  • $2.99
Perfected Detroit Beet - 1 oz.
  • 14250
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $4.99
Perfected Detroit Beet - Seed Tape (15')
  • 16651
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tape.
  • Out of Stock
Perfected Detroit Beet - 1/4 lb.
  • 14251
  • Quantity
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1/4 lb.
  • $12.99

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Perfected Detroit Beet Product Details

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Perfected Detroit'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).

Height: 12 - 18 inches.

Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.

Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch.

Spread: 10 - 12 inches.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Yield: 150 pounds per 100 foot row.

Days To Maturity: 58 days.

Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, sandy soil with a neutral pH. 7.0

Seed Count: Approximately 400 seeds per packet, (sows 33 foot row), 1oz. is approxixmately 1,200 seeds, (sows 100 ft row), 1/4 lb. is approximately 4,800 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds.

Size: 2.5 - 3 inches in diameter.

Comments: Smooth globe, flattened shape. Dark red. 12 - 18 inch tops. Large productivity. Uniform color, size and shape. Sweet and tender flavor even when big. Matures early.


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2014-01-11
U.P. gardener
Reviewed By: Janet (Engadine, MI)
This is a great northern grower. So much that after canning all we wanted we decided to make a little beet wine! Excellent!


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2012-08-02
Wonder Beets
Reviewed By: Patricia (Hudson, MA)
I gave up growing beets years ago because they grew so small. I tried again this summer only because of the reviews of this type of beet were good. I am so happy I tried again. Big beets that are delicious are overtaking the garden. Almost every seed germinated. Finally, a good beet seed is available!! Thank you, Gurneys.


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2012-02-07
Seed tape disappointing
Reviewed By: Highwinds Farm (Geneseo, Ny)
Last year I bought seed tapes for beets, carrots, and lettuce. The germination was terrible. I went out and bought Burbee seeds and planted them right next to the tape and they germinated fine. I would not recommend any of the seed tapes under any circumstances.


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2009-09-18
Happy gardener
Reviewed By: Michelle (Peebles, Ohio)
I found your beets very easy to grow in my clay soil and when I harvested them.....They were great and they canned real good also. I will allways plant these type. Thank you


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2009-09-15
Amazing
Reviewed By: Debbie (Newton Falls, OH)
These beets were AMAZING! Huge crop from just 1 twenty foot row. Some grew as big as softballs but tasted just as good as the smaller ones without becoming pithy.


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2009-07-04
Very tasty
Reviewed By: Jack (Wooster, Ohio)
This is the first time we ever grew beets. Quite tasteful and juicy. Will probably be able to get in a second crop. No regrets.


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2009-03-04
Just Like Candy
Reviewed By: Jenna (Archbold, Ohio)
I don't usually leave reviews, but I want everyone to know that these are amazing! They are sweet like candy. Even my picky eaters love them. I wouldn't try anything else.


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2008-11-20
Love Em
Reviewed By: Janet (Carnation, WA)
I love the Perfected Detroit Beets. Fresh and pickled with an amazing taste! Great germination rate when compared to Forono Beets.


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2008-06-07
Great tasting!
Reviewed By: Sue (Independence, MN)
These beets taste great. We love to serve them sliced as a chilled salad, with just salt & pepper, vinegar and oil, and sometimes a little onion. I don't pick my beets all at once. I harvest them as I consume them; they don't seem to mind staying in the soil.


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2007-05-09
Absolutely the best
Reviewed By: Sheila (White Lake, MI)
People who don't care for beets very much like these. If you DO like beets, you'll love them!! I'll never again plant anything else. Tried Detroit last year for comparison - there is none. Detroit is good, but definately 2nd best.


Perfected Detroit Beet - Pkt.
  • 14249
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 400 seeds.
  • $2.99
Perfected Detroit Beet - 1 oz.
  • 14250
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $4.99
Perfected Detroit Beet - Seed Tape (15')
  • 16651
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tape.
  • Out of Stock
Perfected Detroit Beet - 1/4 lb.
  • 14251
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1/4 lb.
  • $12.99


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