Beet Detroit Dark Red – Item #4281


Plump, dark roots with sweet, juicy flesh are perfect for canning, pickling, freezing, and fresh use. Pick early for delicious baby beets. Tasty tops can be cooked or eaten raw in salads. Easy to grow.

SKU: 00000640 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 4″ (10cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 6-12 days

Start beets outdoors in loose, well-drained soil in early spring as soon as soil can be worked, or up to six weeks before fall frost. Beets prefer a cool climate and can tolerate mild frost.

Plant every two to three weeks for continuous harvest. Keep soil moist for best growth, easy harvest and sweetest flavor.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Matures In: 60 days

Attributes: The heirloom favorite for canning