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Perfected Detroit Dark Red Beet

Beets with a uniform color, size and shape

Perfected Detroit Dark Red Beet

Beets with a uniform color, size and shape

  • Uniform color and shape
  • Great for canning and pickling
  • Rich red throughout with no rings or white streaks
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$2.99
Product Description

This beet has the same great flavor, canning, and pickling qualities as Detroit Dark Red, but with more uniform color and shape. Each beet boasts a deep, rich red color throughout, with no rings or white streaks. Plus, our handy 12" x 12" seed mats make planting them easier than ever. Seeds are encased in biodegradable paper that protects the seeds during germination and dissolves in the course of watering. Simply place seed mat in the garden or in one of our Grow Tub® containers and water as usual. It helps you create a unique square-foot garden with no worries about over- or under-seeding! 60 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. crassa 'Perfected Detroit'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Height: 12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants and 12 - 24 inches between rows.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (-30° F.)
  • Spread: 10 - 12 inches
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days
  • Days to Maturity: 60 days
  • Yield: 150 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Soil Preference: Deep, rich, sandy soil with a neutral pH. 7.0
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: N/A
  • Form: Biennial
  • Seed Count: Approximately 400 seeds per packet, (sows 33 foot row), 1oz. is approxixmately 1,200 seeds, (sows 100 foot row), 1/4 lb. is approximately 4,800 seeds. Seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 95 seeds.
  • Size: 2.5 - 3 inches in diameter.
  • Restricted States: AK
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Spring 2019 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants Tomatoes & Peppers  Potatoes 
1A-4A 5/22 - 6/7 4/10 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/27 - 6/14
4B 5/22 - 6/7 4/3 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/27 - 6/14
5A 5/15 - 6/7 3/27 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
5B 5/1 - 6/7 3/27 - 5/10 5/13 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
6A 5/1 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
6B 5/1 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/14
7A 5/1 - 6/7 2/20 - 5/10 4/22 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/14
7B 5/1 - 6/7 2/13 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/14
8A & B 4/24 - 6/7 1/30 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/20 - 6/14
9A & B 4/24 - 6/7 1/2 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/13 - 6/14
10A & B 4/17 - 6/7 1/2 - 5/10 4/1 - 5/31 2/13 - 6/14
Last Order Date 6/3/2019 5/6/2019 5/27/2019 6/10/2019

Spring 2019 Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Tender Annuals Bareroot Roses All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/30 - 6/7 4/17 - 5/31 5/1 - 6/7
4B 4/30 - 6/7 4/17 - 5/31 5/1 - 6/7
5A 4/30 - 6/7 4/3 - 5/31 4/3 - 6/7
5B 4/30 - 6/7 3/20 - 5/31 3/20 - 6/7
6A 4/30 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/7
6B 4/30 - 6/7 3/6 - 5/31 3/6 - 6/7
7A 4/2 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/7
7B 4/2 - 6/7 2/27 - 5/31 2/27 - 6/7
8A & B 4/2 - 6/7 2/20 - 5/31 2/20 - 5/17
9A & B 4/2 - 6/7 1/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/17
10A & B 4/2 - 6/7 1/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/17
Last Order Date 6/3/2019 5/27/2019 1A-7B: 6/3/2019
8A-10B: 5/13/2019

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles, Encapsulated Earthworms & Nematodes
1A 5/13/19 - 11/1/19
1B - 2A 5/13/19 - 11/1/19
2B - 3B 4/29/19 - 11/1/19
4A - 6A 4/15/19 - 11/1/19
6B - 7A 4/8/19 - 11/1/19
7B - 8B 3/11/19 - 11/1/19
9A - 10B 2/25/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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