BEETROOT Detroit Superme - Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris

SKU: V 4200
Stock: In Stock

Family: Amaranthaceae
Sub-family: Betoideae
Characteristics: Root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx. 40
Seed per gram: Approx. 50

Size:
$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

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

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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