Quality Heirloom Seeds

Beetroot - Cylindra


Beetroot - Cylindra

Beta vulgaris

A long, cylindrical beetroot of purple/ red flesh with sweet flavour. Grows up to 20cm in length and perfect for slicing or pickling.

Sow 6mm deep; Space rows at 30 cm apart; Germination period between 10-14 days; Soil temperatures between 7˚C and 25˚C; Thin seedlings to 7.5cm apart; Harvest time approx. 10-12 weeks.

Beetroot seeds are actually a seed cluster and thinning of seedlings is required. Seedlings require plenty of moisture. Beetroot tolerates most types of soil. Best results are gained with light, sandy soil in a sunny position.

Seed quantity - 60