Cylindra Beet (Formanova Beet)

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55 days. Also known as Formanova Beet, this is a wonderful heirloom from Denmark. Famous for slicing with its long, cylindrical roots, it produces much more uniform slices than round beets do. This tender and sweet variety is also known as “Butter Slicer” because of its wonderful texture.

  • 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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