Organic Detroit Dark Red Beet (Beta vulgaris)
A classic variety introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company in Detroit, Michigan. This versatile heirloom produces spherical roots great for grilling, roasting, canning and more. Its baby beets are especially flavorful.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 60-65 days
- Direct sow ½” deep in full sun as soon as soil can be worked.
- Sow 12-15 seeds per foot; thin to 3" apart when seedlings are 1-2" tall. Plant rows 12" apart.
- Plant again in late summer for a fall harvest.