Beet, Cylindra


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Uniquely shaped beet that resembles a carrot and produces uniform round slices for eating and processing. Dark red flesh, sweet and easy to peel. Originally from Denmark, introduced to the American gardeners around 1900. Especially productive in small areas because unlike round beets, the roots can grow down 6-8″ instead of out. 45 days.

1/8 oz. package = approx 500 seeds

37 in stock

Additional information

Seed Type


Latin Name:

Beta vulgaris

Alternate Names

Butter Slicer, Formanova


5-10 days


45 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow starting in spring; can re-sow for fall crop

Planting Depth:



Sow 12-15 seeds per foot; thin to 3" apart when seedlings are 1-2" tall; rows 12" apart

Seed Count

+/- 2,250 per ounce, 36,045 per pound

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For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.


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