Cylindra beetroot seeds - 450 Cylindra beetroot seeds per packet


Beetroot Cylindra seeds produce long, red cylindrical roots making it the ideal variety for slicing. Cylindra has a great colour, and is delicious served either as a hot vegetable or served cold in salads.

Cylindra offers superior quality, germination and flavour and, just as its name suggests, this beetroot beetroot produces a cylindrical root about the same circumference around the entire root long. The roots have the satisfyingly deep-red flesh which maintain excellent flavour and texture throughout the growing season (when adequately watered). The roots are between 6-8” (7-10cm), resist going woody, and have a lovely caramel taste.Beetroot Cylindra

The greens are sweeter than many other varieties of beets and are great stir-fried, steamed, or stewed. What’s more, its cylindrical shape makes it a cook’s darling, as it’s super easy to cut into uniform pieces (it cuts “like butter!”). The shape of the roots also makes it easier to plant in smaller gardens or allotments, as the plants take up less space.

Beetroot Cylindra seeds produce long, red cylindrical roots making it the ideal variety for slicing.
Cylindra has a great colour, and is delicious served either as a hot vegetable or served cold in salads.

Cylindra offers superior quality, germination and flavour and, just as its name suggests, this beetroot beetroot produces a cylindrical root about the same circumference around the entire root long. The roots have the satisfyingly deep-red flesh which maintain excellent flavour and texture throughout the growing season (when adequately watered). The roots are between 6-8” (7-10cm), resist going woody, and have a lovely caramel taste.

The greens are sweeter than many other varieties of beets and are great stir-fried, steamed, or stewed. What’s more, its cylindrical shape makes it a cook’s darling, as it’s super easy to cut into uniform pieces (it cuts “like butter!”). The shape of the roots also makes it easier to plant in smaller gardens or allotments, as the plants take up less space.

SOW OUTDOORS - March-August thinly, direct into the required harvest position, 1in (2½cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart.  Keep soil moist at all times to prevent roots from becoming dry and woody.

GROW ON - Thin seedlings to 4in (10cm) apart. For baby beets, thin to 2in (5cm)

TIP - Use thinnings as baby leaf. Use fleece to protect crop from frost or cold wind. Twist off the tops to prevent "bleeding".