Beetroot Seeds - Cylindra

Marshalls

£1.89

Catalogue Code: 1020-2042

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The long cylindrical shape makes this a great variety for slicing. Stores well with a very sweet flavour.

Key Features

  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 450x Beetroot Seeds

Height: 40cm/16in

Description

  • Long red roots - ideal for slicing.
  • Keeps its sweet flavour all season.
  • Stores well

'Cylindra' has long, red cylindrical roots making it easy to peel and the ideal variety for slicing.

'Cylindra' has a great colour, texture and flavour and is free from internal rings. It also stores well and keeps its sweet flavour all season. Delicious served either as a hot vegetable, served cold in salads or fried as vegetable crisps.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow outdoors

March-July: Sow direct into the required harvest position, 2.5cm (1 in) deep. Keep soil moist at all times to prevent roots becoming dry and woody. Thin out to 10cm (4in).

 

Tips

Use thinnings in baby leaf salads. Use fleece to protect crop from frost or cold wind. Twist off the tops to prevent “bleeding”. Beetroot can be lifted and stored in sand; ensure they are kept frost free.