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Beet Seeds (Cylindra Formanova)

Beet Seeds (Cylindra Formanova)

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“Cylindra Formanova” beet seeds offer a unique option for beet lovers. This variety is distinguished by its elongated cylindrical shape, which makes it ideal for cutting into uniform slices. “Cylindra Formanova” beets are valued for their mild flavor and tender texture, and they are often used for salads, preserves and cooked dishes.

Growing “Cylindra Formanova” beets from seed is relatively simple. Seeds can be sown directly in the ground after the last frost, or started indoors a few weeks before transplanting outdoors. Beets prefer well-drained, sunny soil, but they can also tolerate light shade.

Once 'Cylindra Formanova' beet plants are established, they require regular watering to keep the soil moist. Weeds should be removed regularly to avoid competition with growing beet plants. Mulch can also be applied around plants to help retain soil moisture and reduce weeds.

“Cylindra Formanova” beets can be harvested approximately 60-70 days after sowing. Beets should be harvested when they have reached a suitable size for use in cooking, usually around 10 to 15 centimeters in length. Beets can be eaten raw or cooked, and are delicious added to salads, soups or cooked dishes.

In addition to being delicious, “Cylindra Formanova” beets are also rich in nutrients. They are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, as well as folate, potassium and dietary fiber, making them a healthy and nutritious food to include in any balanced diet.

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