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Organic Detroit Dark Red Beet

Sweet and Smooth Taste


A premier bunching beet, the 2½- to 3-in. roots are solid red with little zoning. An ideal choice for boiling, the roots have a sweet, smooth taste. The glossy green tops grow 13- to 15-in. tall. 58 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 12 - 18 inches
  • Shade Required Full sun

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgris 'Perfected Detroit'
  • Height: 12 - 18 inches
  • Depth: Simply lay out the mat in a garden or raised bed, water it and ready your plate for delicious, home-grown vegetables! The paper protects the seed during germination, and dissolves in the course of watering. No need for measurements, no worries about over- or under-seeding, or even removing the paper
  • Spread: 10 - 12 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Foliage: Glossy green tops, which grow 13-15" tall, are excellent boiled.
  • Fruit: Its roots are 2 1/2" to 3" in diameter, solid red with little "zoning" (white rings).
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days to maturity.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, sandy soil with a neutral pH. 7.0
  • Comments: Premier bunching beet with a sweet and smooth taste. Its roots are 2 1/2" to 3" in diameter, solid red with little "zoning" (white rings). Glossy green tops, which grow 13-15" tall, are excellent boiled.

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