Detroit Dark Red Beetroot Seeds
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Detroit Dark Red Beetroot Seeds

Original price was: ₦3,500.Current price is: ₦3,300.

This is an excellent standard open-pollinated beetroot variety that is well adapted to our tropical region in Nigeria and Africa. The Detroit Dark Red Beetroot is from the Royal Seeds Company. It is a prolific producer with a good yield and excellent heat tolerance. It is also a dry season and early wet season crop.

Product Features:

  • Fruit Shape: Globe
  • Variety: Open-pollinated
  • Fruit Colour: Uniform dark red
  • Maturity Days: 60 – 65 days from transplanting.
  • Package Size: 25g
Beetroot Seeds

Original price was: ₦3,500.Current price is: ₦3,300.

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Detroit Dark Red Beetroot Seeds

This is an excellent standard improved open-pollinated variety and a well-adapted seed variety. Detroit Beetroot is a root vegetable from the Royal Seeds Company. It produces a lot of fruit with good heat tolerance for tropical regions like Nigeria.

Characteristics of Detroit Beetroot

  • Globe fruit shape.
  • Open-pollinated variety.
  • Uniform dark red fruit colour.
  • Good Heat tolerance.
  • Prolific fruit producer.
  • Matures 60 – 65 days from transplanting.

Benefits of Beetroot

  • Cut the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure
  • Promote weight loss by reducing appetite
  • May improve athletics performance
  • Increase stamina and boost oxygen use
  • Reduce kidney inflammation
  • Promote digestive health

How to grow beetroot in your garden

  • Beetroot is an easy vegetable to grow. Hardy, durable, and not particularly fussy, beetroot is ideal for both first-time and experienced gardeners.
  • It is a fairly easy crop to grow as long as the soil is well cultivated prior to planting. They don’t enjoy wet, boggy or shady soils.
  • Plant in full sun with space seedlings of 10-15 cm apart and rows 20 cm-30 cm apart so they have room to grow during transplanting.
  • Water plants thoroughly before planting and allow them to drain.
  • Dig a hole, approximately twice the depth and width of the root ball of your plant.
  • Gently loosen the root ball of your plant and position the plant in the centre of the hole.
  • Press the soil gently around the base of the plant.
  • Water your plant well.
  • Beetroot needs phosphorus to develop, if there is too much nitrogen there will be plenty of foliage but not a lot of root development.
  • Well-watered, well-nourished beetroot will have a better chance of keeping insect pests and diseases at bay.
  • Regularly apply a dose of tonic to give them a welcome boost.
  • Harvest when the beetroot is the size you like to eat.
  • Dig them gently out of the soil, harvesting at separate intervals down the rows to allow smaller beets to develop.
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