Organic Cylindra Beets
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Organic Cylindra Beets - 2g Packet - approx. 100 seeds
A Danish heirloom varietal prized for it's sweet & tender flesh. Leaves will grow up to 8" tall and can be harvested when young and cooked much like spinach or chard. The roots are loved by chefs for their ease of peeling and uniform shape for slicing.
Days to Maturity: 45-65 Days to Germination: 5-10 Temp Preference: 55-70 °F
Seeding Depth: ½” Plant Spacing: 3 - 4” Plant Height: 36 - 48” Row Spacing: 12”
Full sun - Partial Shade
Beet is a cool weather favorite best sown directly outdoors 4-5 weeks prior to final spring frost or 4-5 weeks before the first autumn frost. Sow 3-4 seeds 1/2” deep and 1-2” apart in fertile, organically rich, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0. Seeds germinate in 5-10 days, thinning best starts to every 3-4” as true leaves establish.