Beetroot cylindra produces long, slender roots that are ideal for slicing. Excellent colour and flavour. Good for pickling or cooked fresh particularly with meat dishes.
each "seed" is a cluster of 1-4 true seeds in a corky base. Soak for two hours before sowing to ensure water reaches the seeds. Sowing in trays of yates seed raising mix will allow all seedlings from each cluster to be transplanted later.
transplant when 3-5cm tall into a sunny well-drained position. Apply yates thrive soluble fertiliser occasionally and keep seedlings well watered. Obtain continuous supply by successive sowing. Protect from snails with yates blitzem.