Beetroot "Detroit" HEIRLOOM SEEDS

Beetroot "Detroit" HEIRLOOM SEEDS

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The most popular, all-purpose red beet. It is uniform and smooth, with a dark red flesh that is sweet and tasty with attractive foliage that can be picked as salad greens and used to replace Silverbeet. Simple and tasty addition to any veggie patch.

When to Plant
Zone 1: September -  April
Zone 2: July - April
Zone 3: Any
Zone 4: Any

Soil Well dug through soil that is free-draining. Prepare soil with cow manure and compost a week before planting.

Soil pH Level 6.5-7.0

Position Full sun to part shade

How to Plant Sow directly into the patch at a depth of 1cm. It is a good idea to soak the seeds in water overnight prior to planting to help with germination. Once the seeds have germinated you will need to thin out the seedlings to allow adequate space for the rest to grow.

Spacing 15-20cm

Depth 1cm

Companion Plants Onions

Approximate no. of seeds 60

Note: The Veggie Patch Co source seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination