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Detroit Dark Red Beet

$3.10

  • Organic
  • Very dark red color
  • Prolific
  • Stores well
  • 60-65 days
  • ±1,700 seeds/oz

Great for canning and fresh eating, this variety is a good keeper, producing round, blood-red, 3″-diameter roots. This historic variety was introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company. Original selections were made from the Early Blood Turnip beet by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. 60-65 days. ±1,700 seeds/oz.

Packet of 100 seeds from Seed Savers Exchange

In stock (can be backordered)

Description

Planting Instructions: Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Plant at two-week intervals for a steady harvest. All parts of the beet plant are edible.