Beetroot 'CYLINDRA' seeds ORGANIC
Seeds per pack; Approx. 120
Sow; Mar - July
Germination; 10-14 days
Harvest; Jun - Dec
Height; 30cm (12 in)
Spread; 15cm (15 in)
Beetroots are easy to grow and usually grown for their taproots but can also be used for their leaves which can be used in salads when young and like spinach when older.
Cylindra is a popular variety due to its cylindrical shape that makes it easier to slice.
It is a dark crimson colour with smooth skin, sweet tasting flesh and a very fine, smooth texture.
Slow to bolt, shows good disease resistance and stores well.
Sow 5cm (2 in) apart at a depth of 13mm (½ in) in rows 30cm (12 in) apart.
Beetroot produce cluster seeds so each seed can produce several plants which should be thinned out to leave the strongest seedling.
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