Beetroot Detroit Red

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One of the most popular beets, Pohlmans Beetroot Detroit Red has globe shaped roots that are an attractive dark red colour. Fruit grows to 75mm wide and has indistinct rings. Young leaves can be used in salads. Packed full of vitamins and minerals, it can be eaten raw, grated or made into salad, pickled and cooked. Grow in the garden or in large containers. These tasty vegetables prefer well drained soils and should be fed regularly during the growing season. Give young beetroot plenty of water to encourage large tender roots.

Plant height: 30-40cm

Planting distance: 20-25cm

Location: Full sun

Harvest: 63 days