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McKenzie Seed Tape – Beet Detroit Dark Red Seed Tape

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed Tape – Beet Detroit Dark Red Seed Tape

$4.99

Detroit Dark Red is the perfect all-purpose beet variety. This medium-early variety produces round, dark red roots. These beets are very enjoyable, growing tender and fine-grained throughout. Ideal for use fresh, canned, pickled and frozen. Tops are great for salads too!

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Description

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Wonderful earthy flavor

Preparation Ideas: The skin on beets is easiest removed after beets are roasted, steamed or boiled. Once cool enough to handle, the skin is easily removed with a paper towel.

Days to Germination: 10 to 12 days

Days to Maturity: 50 to 60 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Instructions: Prepare the soil for planting. Make shallow rows 13 mm (1/2″) deep and 30 cm (12″) apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the Seedtape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again. Beets grow quickly and can be re-sown every 2 weeks until mid-summer.

Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.

Product Weight: 4.5 meters (15 feet) – with 100 plus seeds