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Detroit Redbreet (Dizengoff | 25g)

Detroit Dark Red is nearly globe-shaped and displays a striking, deep red color. 2.5-3″ diameter roots. Stores well. These sweet beets are great raw, cooked, pickled, grated, or juiced.


  • Sweet and tender-even when larger
  • Uniform color, size and shape
  • No rings or white streaks
  • Matures early
  • Good for eating fresh, canning, and pickling

Same great flavor and canning/pickling qualities as Detroit Dark Red, but with a more uniform color and shape. Deep rich red throughout, no rings or white streaks. Always sweet and rich for canning, pickling, and eating fresh. Smooth glove, slightly flattened shape. Productive and early maturing variety. Beets prefer cooler temperatures and can withstand a light frost. They can be planted in the spring for an early summer crop or late summer for a fall crop. Sow at three-week intervals for a continuous harvest. For the best germination rate, soak seeds in lukewarm water for 24 hours prior to planting.

Product Details

  • Height: 12 – 18 inches.
  • Spacing: 3 – 4 inches between plants and 12 – 24 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 – 1/2 inch
  • Spread: 10 – 12 inches.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: 150 pounds per 100-foot row.
  • Size: 400 Seed Pkt
  • Days To Maturity: 58 Days
  • Germination: 8 – 10 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Beet
  • Soil Requirements: Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 400 seeds per packet, (sows 33-foot row), 1oz. is approximately 1,200 seeds, (sows 100-foot row), 1/4 lb. is approximately 4,800 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds. 12″ x 12″ Seed Mat has approximately 120 seed
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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