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Cylindra Beet Seed-Beet-Heirloom Seed Supply

Cylindra Beet Seed

Regular price $2.75 $2.00 Sale

Our Cylindra Beet seed is open pollinated. This beet is made for slicing! It's a unique long and cylindrical beet that gives 3 to 4 times more uniform slices than round beets.

Sweet, dark red roots are 8" long, 1 3/4" across. Cylindra is a  Danish variety. The sweet, deep red flesh is free from rings and the skin is easy to peel. Baby beets make excellent eating or juicing, and harvesting them helps the remaining beets grow better.

Mix your beet seeds with fast-sprouting radish seeds to mark the rows. Grows best in full sun. (46-80 days). 100 seeds per pack plants about a 10 square foot area.

 89% germination.

Beta vulgaris

Beet Culture: Hardy and easy to grow. Can be sown almost as soon as ground can be worked. Thin by harvesting greens with baby beets. Beets left to mature to full size should be at least 3" apart.

Minimum germination temperature 40°, optimal range 60-85°, optimal temperature 77°. Emergence takes 17 days at 50°, 10 days at 59°, 5 days at 77°, highest % of normal seedlings at 77°.