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Cylindra Beet
  • Cylindra or Formanova Beet
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  • Cylindra or Formanova Beet
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  • Cylindra Beet

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Cylindra or Formanova Beet (250 seeds) (BT111) $2.00
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BULK SEED 1 oz (BT111C) $4.50
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Cylindra or Formanova Beet

         
 
12 Reviews | Write a Review
 
 
55 days. A wonderful heirloom from Denmark, this one is famous for slicing with its long, cylindrical roots. Produces much more uniform slices than round beets. This tender and sweet variety is also known as “Butter Slicer” because of its wonderful texture.

 
Cylindra or Formanova Beet
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 12
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
FurnCroft
Location:
Bahama, NC
Date:
June 12, 2014
          5.0
 
Excellent
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Grows well in NC.

What are the cons? None

Review:

This was the first beet to do well on our little farm. We tried Detroit Dark Red and Early Wonder for several years, with little success. Cylindra has great taste and is resistant to heat and drought. We will always grow this beet. It’s so nice to have too many beets for once!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
farmingfan
Location:
madison, CT
Date:
November 4, 2013
          5.0
 
Cant beat these beets
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? flavor

What are the cons? none

Review:

Simply the best beet I have ever grown. Delicious and they do very well fermented.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Vern
Location:
Gonvick, MN
Date:
October 12, 2013
          5.0
 
Great
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Everything

What are the cons? Nothing

Review:

This Beet Grew great in NW Minnesota. Tasted great fresh and canned up great too. I pickled some as well and WOW. WOnderful

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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19 out of 19 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
CitySlicker
Date:
September 18, 2012
          5.0
 
Great for Canning!
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

Once I find a couple of winners in a category, I often get stuck! Why mess with a great producer that we love to eat? Plus I have a finite amount of space so experiments must be limited. I selected this beet solely for the promise of more slices and more even slices of beet for canning. This beet FAR EXCEEDED my expectations. The beets were amazingly large, nice texture, and wonderful taste. They were great raw! In terms of canning and pickling they seemed to cook more quickly and evenly versus round beets (a real time saver!). Overall Cylindra beets is our new go-to beet.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
ness
Date:
September 12, 2012
          5.0
 
Size, shape, taste!
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

I had a lot of variation in the size on these, from 1-1/2 to about 4 inches. I love the shape -- they're perfect for slicing into bite-sized pieces for pickling. Good texture and taste -- better than most I've had.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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