Beet - Detroit Dark Red (organic)

Article number: 0910A-P100
Availability: In stock

Great for canning and fresh eating, this variety is a good keeper, producing round, blood-red, 3"-diameter roots. This historic variety was introduced in 1892 by D.M. Ferry & Company. Original selections were made from the Early Blood Turnip beet by Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada.


  • 60-65 days
  • ±1,700 seeds/oz
  • Organic
  • Very dark red color
  • Prolific
  • Stores well


This variety works for:

  • Fresh eating
  • Steaming
  • Boiling
  • Baking
  • Soup
  • Pickling
  • Canning

You can shred the raw, peeled root and add it to baked goods like muffins or chocolate cake. This is a great variety for making "beet burgers" using quinoa and chickpeas.


If you're looking for an alternative to the traditional pickled beet, try adding beets to your sauerkraut and kimchi.

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