Beet Cylindra Formanova Seeds


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McKenzie Seeds

Cylindra Formanova Beets produce long, dark red roots. The unique roots look similar to carrots, and provide more uniform slices than round beet varieties. The roots are great when used fresh, diced, canned, pickled, or frozen while the tops are great for salads.

Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 4.5 grams

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sweet flavor with a fine green

Days to Harvest: 45 to 65 days

Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 12 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 8 cm (3")

Planting Instructions: Sow in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. It performs best in full sun and well drained soil.

How To Grow: Beet Cylindra Formanova

Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.

Preparation Ideas: Cylindra beets grow more uniform than other types of beets. To prevent beet bleeding, it is best to remove the skin after cooking.

Photos and descriptions courtesy of McKenzie Seeds