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Beetroot Cylindra

Beetroot Cylindra

As its name suggests is a cylindrical beetroot with dark purple-red flesh that holds its sweet flavour all sea... read more

Beetroot Cylindra, as its name suggests is a cylindrical beetroot with dark purple-red flesh. It holds its sweet flavour all season long and are delicious served hot or cold. Because of its uniform, it’s ideal for slicing.

For a good biological balance we advise you to sow summer or winter savory next to the beetroot.


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Beetroot Cylindra - 1 pack of seeds

Beetroot Cylindra - 1 pack of seeds A09710 - Beetroot Cylindra

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  • Seed weight 5 gram
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Beetroot Cylindra

Beetroot Cylindra, as its name suggests is a cylindrical beetroot with dark purple-red flesh. It holds its sweet flavour all season long and are delicious served hot or cold. Because of its uniform, it’s ideal for slicing.

For a good biological balance we advise you to sow summer or winter savory next to the beetroot.

Details Beetroot Cylindra

  • Edible
  • Harvest: August - September
  • Full grown: 4 months
  • Full grown height: 10 - 25 cm
  • Full grown width: 25 - 50 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 2 cm
  • Hardiness: Not hardy
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Beetroot Cylindra

Beetroot likes a non acidic soil and part shade or full sun. If your soil is acidic add lime. If planted in full sun make sure the soil doesn't dry out. Prepare the soil in autumn prior to planting, remove any large clumps or stone that may restrict the root growth.

If possible two or three weeks before sowing, spread a general granular fertiliser over the soil. For best results always sow seed directly into a position where it can remain until harvest. If sowing in rows leave around 30cm between rows.

Sow the seeds at around 2cm depth and cover with soil. After sowing make sure the soil remains damp until the seeds have germinated. Thin seedlings out when they are approx 5cm tall, leave the strongest looking ones in the ground, and eat the small ones in salads.

Keep the plants well watered and regularly remove weeds. Harvest after approx 90 days or when the beetroot is the size of a tennis ball. Gently dig under the root with and lift the bulb out of the soil taking care not to damage the outer skin.

Twist off the stems to stop the purple colour from bleeding. Clean to remove any soil, store in boxes layered with sand and keep in a cool airy place such as a garage or shed.If you have limited space Beetroot can also be grown in containers

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Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-11-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-11-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-11-2019

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