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Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Detroit Dark Red'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris, 'Detroit Dark Red'

Common name: beet

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Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Detroit Dark Red'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Detroit Dark Red'"

Beta vulgaris 'Detroit Dark Red' is a true classic. This smooth, globe-shaped, deep red 2-4" beet has large, full savoyed tops with deep red petioles. 'Detroit Dark Red' rated highest for flavor in our taste tests. Earthy and sweet. Planting depth: .5-.75 inch. Days to germination: 5-10 days. 60-70 days to maturity.

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