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Beet 'Detroit Dark Red'

200 seeds. 55 days. Beta vulgaris. Biennial.


Beet 'Detroit Dark Red' is your classic beet with deep red color. This 1892 heirloom variety has sweet roots that are 3 inches in diameter. In our garden, some of the beets grew up to 4 inches wide by the end of the season. Detroit Dark Red my mother's favorite beet for its rich flavor.


Sowing beet seeds:


Sow seeds outside 4 weeks before the last frost date, 1/2 inch deep. Thin to 3 inches apart. Full sun.

Beet 'Detroit Dark Red'

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