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Beet Seeds (Detroit Dark Red)

Beet Seeds (Detroit Dark Red)

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Dark Red Detroit Beetroot is a versatile variety, ideal for diverse use in the kitchen. Moderately early, it produces round roots of an intense dark red. Their flesh is sweet, tender and finely textured, providing a delicious taste experience. Additionally, the foliage of this beetroot is also edible and can be added to salads for an extra touch of freshness.

This beet is perfect for use fresh, frozen, canned or marinated. Its mild taste and pleasant texture make it a popular choice for various culinary preparations. When planting, it is recommended to sow seeds in fertile, well-drained soil to ensure optimal growth.

For effective companion planting in the garden, plant Dark Red Detroit Beet near bush beans, lettuce and kohlrabi. However, it is advisable to keep them away from pole beans to avoid competition between plants. With its delicious characteristics and culinary versatility, Dark Red Detroit Beetroot is a safe choice for any gardener looking to diversify their vegetable garden.

In addition, this variety of beetroot is appreciated for its nutritional value. Rich in fiber, vitamins and essential minerals such as folate, potassium and manganese, it contributes to a healthy and balanced diet. Beets are also known for their antioxidant properties, which help protect cells from free radical damage and prevent various diseases.

For a successful harvest, be sure to space the beet plants about 10 to 15 centimeters apart to allow for adequate root development. Keep the soil moist but well-drained and be sure to provide enough sunlight for optimal growth. With proper care, you'll be rewarded with an abundance of flavorful beets to add to your favorite meals.

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