Beetroot Cylindra

Overview

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

An easy-to-slice, long, dark red beetroot which is slow to go woody. The flavour and texture are very good indeed. Beetroot grows well on most well cultivated soils.

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How To Grow

Drop seeds 12mm (half-inch) deep in rows 30cm (6in) apart. Keep soil moist. Thin out to 10cm (4in) apart when large enough to handle. Sow thinly and repeat every 4-6 weeks for succession.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: All year

Harvest

10 weeks