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BEETROOT Detroit Dark Red (Heirloom)

Beta vulgaris

Stock: Available

Product Code: V 420

$3.99

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx. 30

An heirloom variety of this extremely nutritious root vegetable with a sweet taste and a tender texture. The foliage is also highly regarded for taste and high in iron. The top growth can be eaten as chard or spinach.

Detroit Dark Red Beets are great sliced and in salads. A blood red globe-shaped vegetable.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position. Avoid deformed beets by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.

TropicalAutumn, Winter Spring 
Temperate: Winter to Mid-Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Early Autumn

Sow: 12mm deep
For best results grow in trays of a quality seed raising mix transplant when 6cm high. Alternatively sow direct and thin to strongest plant.
Plant space: 10-12cm
Row Space: 20-25cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 8-10 weeks

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