Beetroot Detroit 2 Seeds

£0.88

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Description

Introduced nearly a century ago and still one of the fabvourites for main crop sowing. Deep red flesh, marvellous flavour and stores well. Easy to grow and much more tasty than fresh shop bought beetroot. It should be harvested just at the right time when the size of a tennis ball.

Seed Count - 275

When to sow

April to June

Where to sow

Sow thinly in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep with 30cm (12") between rows.

What to do next

Thin the seedlings gradually as they grow to an eventual spacing of 10cm (4"). Do not transplant. Only needs watering when there is a drought. Lift carefully and leave about 5cm (2") of the storks to prevent bleeding when cooking.

Maturity
 
July onwards.