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