Cylindra produces unique elongated, slender roots that are ideal for slicing. Smooth textured skin, with rich red flesh and a sweet, subtly earthy flavour. Perfect for roasting, pickling, grating into slaws, or adding to pasta or risotto to infuse them with vibrant beet colour. Cylindra beet seeds also happen to produce particularly nice micro-greens.
Botanical Name : Beta vulgaris
Common name : Cylinder Beetroot
Size at maturity : 9"
Days to maturity : 60-70 Days
Light requirement : Full Sun
Planting time : spring to autumn.
Sowing method : Direct Sowing
Planting depth : 1/2"-1″
Plant spacing : 9-12cm
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 1,200