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Cylindra Beetroot seeds
This variety of beetroot 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.
Product Part Number: 10507
When to sow
When to Sow Cylindra Beetroot 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.
June to October. Slow to mature, around 12-16 weeks.
The roots hold for a good period before going woody. Ideal pulled and stored for winter use.
Rich in beta carotene calcium, iron & folic acid.