Dark roots to 6 inches; First grown in Denmark in the 1840's. Very popular by 1880. The plant produces good yields of high quality 8" long by 2" wide carrot shaped beets. They are very sweet and have dark red flesh. Excellent for canning. Very productive. The tops are edible and may be prepared like your favourite greens. 70 days. Heirloom. 160 seeds.