BEETS, Detroit Supreme

This old-time favourite and dependable variety has dark red globe-shaped roots with smooth skin and medium tops. The leaves are dark green with maroon veins and hold well under adverse conditions. The edible green-red veined leaves are best for baby greens and can be compared in flavour to spinach and Swiss chard. This variety is not recommended for baby beets.

Maturity59 - 70 days
Height14 - 18” (36 - 46 cm)
Spacing4 - 8” (10 - 20 cm)
LightFull Sun or Partial Shade
SoilFertile, moist and well draining
pH Range6.0 to 7.0
WateringModerate and even
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=low, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high

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