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Cylindrical Beets

Cylindrical Beets Seed

While most beets form round roots, there are a some varieties that produce cylindrical roots that are long and skinny. These beets are easier to slice and produce higher yields than round beets. Same great beet taste in a different package!

The Cylindra beet is a popular beet known for its long, cylindrical shape! Cylindra is perfect as a uniform slicing beet, also known as "Butter Slicer". Flesh is very tender and sweet with wonderful texture. Beet root grows up to 6" long but is best harvested at 3-4" for fresh eating. Eye-grabbing at markets because of it's unique shape. An heirloom that comes from Denmark. A popular processing beet as skin is easy to peel.