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Beets - Formanova [Cylindra]

A result of quick and steady growth, the best beets are sweet, smooth, tender and have good colour inside.

  • Sow seeds 2.5 cm [1"] apart and 1.5 cm [0.5"] deep.
  • Thin to 8-10 cm apart when plants are 8-10 cm tall.
  • To prevent scabs, ensure the soil is rich with humas.
  • For best taste and appearance, harvest when globe varieties are about 8 cm wide.

  • Beet - Formanova [Cylindra] - 55 days. A high quality cylindrical beet for slicing. Carrot shaped roots are 15 cm [6"] long by 5-8 cm [2-3"] in diameter, providing up to 4 times the number of uniform slices than other beets. Deep red colour, and fine texture. Excellent for commercial canneries and home gardeners.