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Beetroot Red Detroit Vegetable Seeds
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Beetroot Red Detroit Vegetable Seeds


  • Easy and fast to grow.
  • Suitable for microgreens and baby leaf.
  • Downy mildew resistance.
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Beetroot ‘Detroit Red’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

High yielding globe-shaped deep crimson root with smooth skin, tops useful as greens, attractive dark green foliage with red veins. Eat raw, steamed or as soup; excellent flavour.

Plant Type: Annual

Plant Height: 30 cm

Sow When:

  • Germinate best at 10 – 28°C soil temp.
  • Temperate: Spring, summer, autumn
  • Subtropical: All year round, avoid very hot weather
  • Tropical: March – July


  • 5 – 10 days
  • Depth: 12 mm deep; soak seeds in warm water for 1 – 2 hours before planting

Position: Full sun

Sow Where: Direct into the garden bed

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained; add compost, pH 6.5 – 7.5; keep well supplied with water and mulch

Rows: 30 cm apart

Spacing: Thin to 10 cm apart; each seed yields multiple plants, so thinnings can be transplanted or used as ‘baby greens’

Harvest: 55 days, start harvesting when still ‘baby beet size; best eaten when small between 3 – 6 cm diameter

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams

Product Specifications

  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treated.
  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Variety: Beta vulgaris.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx 40 – 60.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.