NON-GMO. HEIRLOOM. GROWN NATURALLY WITHOUT THE USE OF CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES AT MY SEED FARM, HARVESTED AND PACKAGED BY HAND IN RESEALABLE AIR TIGHT BAGS (EACH BAG IS INDIVIDUALLY LABELED). EACH PURCHASE INCLUDES A FULL PAGE SEED FACT SHEET AND PLANTING/GROWING INSTRUCTIONS. ALL SEED LOTS ARE TESTED FOR GERMINATION. Delicious No garden is complete without Beets. Cylindra is a wonderful heirloom variety with good old-fashioned taste. This beet dates back to the 1880s. Also known as the "Formanova". Dark red, cylindrical and about 6-9"s long. This is not your typical beet as it is much longer. Cylindra beet almost resembles the size and shape of a small sweet potato. This long root make for easy slicing and peeling. Plant cylindra beet closer than you would normal beets because the grow longer than wider. Get more beets in a smaller space! Cylindra heirloom beet leaves are sweeter than other varieties and make excellent greens. Cylindra makes a nice, sweet canning or pickling beet for it's ease of slicing. Seeds can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm or started in containers and transplanted when several inches tall. Zones 3-10 Sun: Full Sun Spread: 12 inches Height: 8-10 inches Days to Maturity: 60 days Sowing Method: Direct Sow All seeds are packaged and for the current growing season..