Beet, Cylindra (Formanova)

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55 days. A wonderful, sweet heirloom from Denmark, with long, cylindrical roots famous for slicing. It is a popular choice for slicing and processing, as its roots make much more uniform slices than round beets and its skin slips more easily after cooking. We love this variety for juicing because the roots are easy to feed into a juicer. It has also earned the name “Butter Slicer” for its tender texture. It is rich in antioxidants and top notch for home canning.

  • 55 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 14-21 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/2"
  • Ideal Temperature: 50-85 F
  • Plant Spacing: 4-6" 
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Beta vulgaris

Growing Tips: Amend planting site with well-rotted compost, work soil deeply, and remove rocks. Sow 3-4 weeks before last frost. Thin early for best results. Requires neutral to slightly alkaline soil.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 250
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