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BEETROOT Cylindra

Beta vulgaris

Stock: Available

$3.80

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Root vegetable

Seed per packet: 25

Sweet and tender with that with “melt in your mouth” flavours. Its cylindrical shape permits high productivity and especially adapts to slicing and pickling.

Average size at maturity is 4 cm (1½") in diameter and 15 cm (6") long.

Sweet and tender at all stages of growth. The stalks are sweeter than other varieties and make the good tasting greens.

Tropical: Autumn, Winter Spring
Temperate: Winter to Mid-Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Early Autumn

Sow: 12mm deep
For best results grow in trays of a quality seed raising mix transplant when 6cm high. Alternatively sow direct and thin to strongest plant.
Plant space: 10-12cm
Row Space: 20-25cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 8-10 weeks

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position. Avoid deformed beets by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.

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