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Beetroot Cylindra

Description

Beetroot Cylindra seeds produce medium length (7-10cm long) cylindrical roots with rich red coloured skin and flesh. Perfect for slicing and easier to prepare than globe types as its a half long stump rooted variety. Excellent sweet flavour. Plants grow to 45cm tall.
Hardy Annual

Product Part Number: 10507

Pack Size: 275 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.35

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When to Sow Beetroot Cylindra Seeds

March to July. Germination takes between 5-14 days.

Where to Sow

Sow thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (½") deep with 30cm (12") between rows.

What to do Next

Thin the seedlings gradually as they grow to an eventual spacing of 10cm (4"). Do not transplant.

Harvest

June to October. Slow to mature, around 12-16 weeks.

Handy Tip

The roots hold for a good period before going woody. Ideal pulled and stored for winter use.

Nutritional Values

Rich in beta carotene calcium, iron & folic acid.
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