Beetroot "Darkie" belongs to the sweetest varieties. This is a medium-ripened variety (95-110 days), the period from full shoots to technical ripeness is 110-115 days. The yield is 5-6 kg / sq. m. The fruits are aligned, flat-rounded with a smooth surface. The popularity of the "Darklyanka" beet variety is explained by its sweet, rich taste, dense flesh of a bright pink-purple color and very good keeping quality. Root vegetables grow up to 200-400 grams in weight. Among other advantages of the variety-the stability of crops, cold resistance, resistance to flowering, the suitability of root crops for canning.