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Beet - Detroit Dark Red - Beta vulgaris (Crassa group)
Biennial Heirloom. This is a fine mid-season variety with a rich, dark-red interior and uniform 3" shape. An early variety, Detroit Dark Red beets store well and are also good for canning and freezing. The dark-green leaves, striped with red, are wonderful braised or in salads.
Did You Know? One beet has only 35 calories and is high in folic acid (especially important for pregnant women).
Soil Temperature: 50-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 2"-4"
Days To Maturity: 59-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-4"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 8,100 Seeds
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).