Beetroot- Cylindra

Beta vulgaris


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Beetroot- Cylindra

Beta vulgaris


  • Long cylindrical root growing to 20cm
  • Great for slicing


Long cylindrical roots that grow to 20cm by 5cm. Smooth dark red skin with dark red interior; sweet flavour. Easy to peel. The unique shape of this variety makes it ideal for slicing and pickling. Plant has small red/green leaves. Bolt resistant. Saves space in the garden because it can be planted closer together than other varieties.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring, summer and autumn
Germination: 5-10 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 8cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 50-70 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Is susceptible to leaf spot.

(Product number: A4-13)


SKU A4-13
Shipping Weight 0.0014kg
Botanical name: Beta vulgaris
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds

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