BEETROOT: Cylindra (Sprinkle)
A beautiful, open pollinated, oblong heirloom beetroot. Eat beet tops before any sign of wilting for maximum flavor. In most cases the smaller the beet the sweeter it is and the larger the beet the more ‘earthy’ the it will taste. Leave the stem plug in place and skin on while cooking to minimize colour bleeding.
- LIGHT : Full sun to light shade
- SOW: All year (see sowing chart)
- HARVEST: 8 – 9 weeks
- TYPE: Open pollinated Heirloom. Non-GMO.
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BEETROOT LIKE TO GROW OUT WITH: French beans, lettuce, brassicas, onions, leeks, garlic (improves growth & flavour)
*For good germination – always store your seed in a cool, dark, dry place