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Beetroot Cylindra

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55 days. The Cylindra beet is a variety of beet that originated in Denmark. Their long, cylindrical shape makes them ideal for anyone who wants a larger yield of beets in a smaller space. These beets are hardy and can be grown in a number of zones and climates, and can thrive in either full sun or partial shade. Their flavor has been described as bold and earthy, and they can be harvested fifty fives days after planting.

  • Latin Name: Beta vulgaris
  • Other Names: Beetroot, blood turnip
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days(6 to 7 inches long)
  • Planting Depth: 1/2"
  • Plant Spacing: 1"
  • Row Spacing: 12-16"
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Light, moist soil, 6.5 to 7 ph
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
  • Pests/diseases: Susceptible Leaf miners, flea beetles, and leaf hoppers.
  • Color: Dark Red
  • Flavor: Tender texture, doesn’t get as “wooden” as other varieties




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