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Beet Seeds, Cylindra Beetroot Seed

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The Cylindra Beet is an old heirloom from Denmark. This open-pollinated variety that produces elongated beets making them easy to slice. Cylindrical beets are much easier to slice than round beets, the added bonus is you get many more uniform slices per beet than other beets making the Cylindra Beet the best variety for canning and pickling.  Large healthy edible tops.

Beets best color and flavor develop under cool conditions and bright sun. When beets mature in warm weather, they are lighter colored, have less sugar and have more pronounced color zoning in the roots. Fluctuating weather conditions produce white zone rings in roots.

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  • SALE: 2022 Seed Limited Quantity
  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Seed to Harvest: 40-65 (Spring/Summer)
  • Seed to Harvest: 60-80 (Fall/Winter)
  • Height: Leaves 18” Tall/Roots 8" long by 2" wide
  • Fruit Weight: Varies
  • Fruit Color: Deep Purple
  • Treated: No
  • Germination Time: 5-14 Days
  • Breed: Heirloom, Open Pollinated
  • Germination Rate: 80%
  • Lifecycle: Annual (Biennial)
  • Sunlight: Full Sun / Partial Sun
  • Watering: Average
  • Sow Method: Direct Sow or Transplant
  • Sow Depth: 1/2 to inch
  • Plant Spacing: 2-4 inches
  • Row Spacing: 24 inches
  • Season of Interest: Cool / Warm

Did you know…The Romans considered beetroot an aphrodisiac, probably because they are a good source of tryptophan, betanin and boron, which affect mood and sex hormones in both men and women.


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Nutritional Value & Health Benefits

Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C. Beetroots and beetroot juice have been associated with numerous health benefits, including improved blood flow, lower blood pressure, and increased exercise performance. Beetroot 101