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Perfected Detroit Beet

Uniform Color, Size and Shape
Q&A
  • Sweet and tender-even when larger
  • Uniform color, size and shape
  • No rings or white streaks
  • Matures early
  • Good for eating fresh, canning and pickling
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  • 16651
  • 15' seed tape
  • $6.99
  • 62343
  • 12" x 12" seed mat
  • $9.99

Perfected Detroit Beet

Description
Same great flavor and canning/pickling qualities as Detroit Dark Red, but with more uniform color and shape. Deep rich red throughout, no rings or white streaks. Always sweet and rich for canning, pickling and eating fresh. 58 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 1 oz. of beet seeds contains about 1,200 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
Product Details
  • FormBiennial
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height12 - 18 inches.
  • Spread10 - 12 inches.
  • Spacing3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 (-30° F.)
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Germination8 - 10 days
  • Soil RequirementsDeep, rich, sandy soil with a neutral pH. 7.0.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 400 seeds per packet, (sows 33 foot row), 1oz. is approxixmately 1,200 seeds, (sows 100 foot row), 1/4 lb. is approximately 4,800 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds. 12" x 12" Seed Mat has approximately 120 seeds.
  • PruningNone needed.
  • CommentsSmooth globe, flattened shape. Dark red. 12 - 18 inch tops. Large productivity. Uniform color, size and shape. Sweet and tender flavor even when big. Matures early.
  • Yield150 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameBeta vulgaris var. crassa 'Perfected Detroit'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Size2.5 - 3 inches in diameter.
  • Depth1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Days To Maturity60 days

Planting Success: Step by Step

Seed Mat

Seed Mat - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Mat - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Mat - Site Prep
Seed Mat - Site Prep
Seed Mat - Planting
Seed Mat - Planting
Seed Mat - Planting Tips
Seed Mat - Planting Tips
Seed Mat - Pruning
Seed Mat - Pruning

Seed Tape

Seed Tape - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Tape - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Seed Tape - Site Prep
Seed Tape - Site Prep
Seed Tape - Planting
Seed Tape - Planting
Seed Tape - Planting Tips
Seed Tape - Planting Tips
Seed Tape - Pruning
Seed Tape - Pruning
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