Here is a nice round and very red beet. Its juicy flesh is perfect for making juices. It can also be cooked very well raw or cooked. Its sweet flavor is in no way earthy. In addition, its abundant foliage is delicious in pesto. To be harvested in summer. An old variety, its appearance dates from 1892.
The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.
Latin name: Beta vulgaris
Common name: Detroit Beet
English: Detroit Beet
Family: Amaranthaceae, formerly Chenopodiaceae