Beet Detroit Red Seeds
Also known as beetroot and bloody turnip, it's the perfect all-purpose beet variety. This medium-early variety produces round, dark red roots. These beets are very nice, they grow tender and fine-grained throughout, they are uniform in shape and flavor. It is a tasty vegetable.
Detroit red beets are great for canning or can be eaten raw, boiled, roasted, or steamed. It has a truly sweet taste with a fine grade texture that will certainly be a treat for most palates. Even the leaves can be eaten.
This beet is a rich source of iron, calcium and vitamins: A, B1, B2, C and niacin. They have no trans fat and zero saturated fat. They are also low in calories. They are very nutritious.
Detroit red beets should be planted in light, moist soil, ideally with a pH level of 6.5 to 7. Sow the seeds half an inch deep, three inches between plants and twelve to eighteen inches between rows. These seeds will need a lot of moisture as they germinate, so keep the soil moist for the first twenty-one days. These beets can thrive in full sun or partial shade conditions. After forty to fifty-two days, the beets should be two to three inches tall and ready for harvest.
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