Organic Detroit Dark Red Beet, 1892 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Detroit Dark Red Beet, 1892 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Seed Exchange - 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

  • Organic
  • Very dark red color
  • Prolific
  • Stores well
  • 60-65 days
  • 100 seeds per packet

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.

Direct Seed 2" apart

Planting Depth 1/2"

Thin 4-6" apart

Plant Rows 20-24" apart

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