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Cylindra (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 37
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt (≈ 150 seeds)
25g (≈ 1800 seeds)
125g (≈ 8000 seeds)

This fine textured cylindrical beet produces extremely tender baby beet slices. The roots are tender and delicious, they can be utilized fresh, canned, or pickled. Their leaves also make for delicious greens.

  • Planting Depth: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Spacing Between Rows: 12-18" (30-45cm)
  • Days to Germination: 10-20
  • Spacing After Thinning: 2-3" (5-7.5cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 60

When and Where to Plant: Sow seeds every 3 weeks in a sunny area, with fertile, well drained soil. Beets can also be grown in containers.

Care: Provide regular, uniform moisture to keep plants growing. Thin plants to prevent overcrowding.

Harvest: Pull up clumps when roots are 2" (5cm) across.

Your Health: Greens are an excellent source of potassium and vitamins A & C. Roots a good source of fiber.