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A popular heirloom variety of beetroot originating in the USA in the early 19th century that produce roots with an orange-red skin and golden yellow-orange flesh with excellent sweet flavour.
The top growth can be eaten as chard or spinach.
Unlike to red varieties of beetroot “Detroit Golden” is a little milder in taste and does not bleed and stain.
Detroit Golden are a great variety sliced or in salads.
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.
Tropical: Autumn, 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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