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Perfected Detroit Beet

Uniform Color, Size and Shape
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  • 14249
  • pack of 400 seeds
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  • 1 oz. pack of seeds
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  • 16651
  • 15' seed tape
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  • 12" x 12" seed mat
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  • 1/4 pound of seeds
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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.
  • PruningN/A
  • 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
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