Cylindra

Variety

Cylindra

Seeds

Available

Rote Rübe Cylindra lange | BIO Rübensamen von Samen Maier

2,99 €

Season Overview

Sowing

Harvest

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Description

Very tasty, traditional dark red beet variety with 10-20 cm long cylindrical roots, ideal for slicing. It has a very mild flavor at all stages of growth, the roots do not tend to lignify and are very suitable for pickling. The sweet stems and leaves can also be used in cooking. Yielding. When harvested from October, storable until March.

Non hybrid

Not frost resistant

Growing tips

It prefers sandy-loamy loose soil, which should not be acidic. Press seed, cover with soil and keep moist. Germination after 5-10 days at 15-22°C. If necessary, separate to 10 cm from mid-April - mid-July. Likes sunny, even semi-shady locations and all loose, humusy garden soils. Water only moderately, but continuously. Cylindra can be harvested after about 60 days (after germination). Late sowings from in June produce very tender beets. Harvest without injury or they will bleed. Storage cool, frost-free in sand or rent. Cultivation break 3-4 years.

Details

Light requirement

Sunny

Water requirement

Wet

Soil

Medium (loamy)

Nutrient requirement

Medium

Seeding distance

10 cm

Row spacing

25 cm

Seeding depth

2 cm

Diseases

Downy mildew

Angular leaf spot of cucumber

Black spot of roses

Red spot disease

Pests

Beet fly

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