Detroit Dark Red Beet
55 days. The most popular, all-purpose, red beet with flesh that is sweet and tasty. Uniform 3" round roots are smooth.
14-inch tops make good greens. Heirloom varieties introduced in 1892.
Contains approx. 100 heirloom seeds
Planting Instructions: Seeds can be sown in cool or warm conditions, covered very lightly (depth of ½ inch) and kept reasonably moist until seedlings emerge.
To hasten germination, soak seeds for 8 to 24 hours before sowing.