58-63 day. A Dutch heirloom beet, it is a very traditional beet. Dark red root with a good flavor and texture. Excellent roasted as well as grilled. It is one of the most popular beets on the market.
Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.
|Expected shipping date is 15th Jan 2015|
Posted by jen in michigan on 2nd Sep 2012
I found that the germination was just a bit low. However, that hasn't kept me from growing Detroit Dark Reds for a couple years. Just plant a few extra seeds. They're trouble-free to grow, not even requiring fertilizer. I plant in spring and fall - wonderful pickled!