Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Beetroot - Detroit Dark Red

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Beetroot - Detroit Dark Red

Season- all year; Sow 6mm deep; Space rows at 30 cm apart; Germination period between 10-14 days; Soil temperatures between 7˚C and 25˚C; Thin seedlings to 7.5cm apart; Harvest time approx. 10-12 weeks.

Beetroot seeds are actually a seed cluster, so thinning of seedlings is required. Seedlings require plenty of moisture. Beetroot tolerates most types of soil. Best results are gained with light, sandy soil in a sunny position.

Good companion plants – silver beet and onion

Seed quantity - 60