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Beetroot Seed Detriot

Code: MT6120

Detroit is a heavy cropper producing globe shaped beets of good quiality.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow direct where to grow, in a warm well prepared seedbed. Form a shallow trench/groove approximately 1cm deep and lay the tape in it. These seeds are already spaced 3-4cm apart and attached to the tape. Cover with soil to a depth of 1cm and water well.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply McGregor's FruitMax 2 weeks after germination for healthier plans and a maximum crop. Protect your vege garden from snails and slugs with McGregor's Snail and Slug bait and from White Butterfly with McGregor's Derris Dust.
  • Hints and Tips: Detroit, has for a long time been the most popular beetroot variety. Now its even easier and quicker to sow. Seed tape can easily be cut with scissors to suit any sized container or requirement.
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 8x98x134 mm
Weight 0.011 kg
Seed Count Approx 150
Botanical Name Beta Vulgaris (Crassa)
Seed Type Vegetable
Sowing Position Full Sun
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 3-4cm
Plant Spacing
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 9-11 weeks


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