Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris

  • Globe shaped roots up to 7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens
  • Very popular variety

Very popular variety for growing roots, baby leaves and microgreens. Dark red, globe shaped roots growing up to 7cm; very good flavour. Green tops with tinges of dark red. Resistant to downy mildew.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring, summer and autumn
Germination: 5-10 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60 days (30 days for baby leaves)
*Notes: Keep well watered. Is susceptible to leaf spot.

(Product number: C4-19-P)
Seeds per gram: 70 seeds

SKU C4-19-P
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 70

Very quick germination

By: on 22 March 2016
Most of the seeds germinated after a day or two. Seedlings grow more quickly than I expected.

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