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Rode biet Kogel 2

Beetroot 'Detroit 2'

Beta vulgaris


The 'Detroit 2' beetroot can be sown from April to July. In greenhouses, sowing can start in February or March. It is important to pull beetroots before the frost in autumn. Also suitable for storage.


Beetroot Kogel 2/Detroit 2 is a variety for cultivation in summer and autumn, and is very suited for preservation. For preservation, sowing in the second half of May is the best period. Then, in autumn, when frost is absent, remove the leafage and store the beets in trenches on a frost-free location. Cover them up with sand.

Quick facts
Content 1 packet (Dutch)    :   8 grams (for 4 m2)
Seed weight:    :   50 seeds per gram
Plant spacing    :   30x10 cm
Position    :   sun / semi-shade
Plant height    :   20-40 cm