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 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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