Organic Chioggia Beet, pre 1865 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Chioggia Beet, pre 1865 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Seed Exchange - Also known as Bassano, and noted for its alternating red-and-white concentric rings that resemble a bull's-eye, Chioggia beets are wonderful for both fresh eating and pickling. It retains its markings if roasted whole and sliced just before serving. Named for a fishing town near Venice, this historical Italian variety has been grown in the United States since at least 1865. 50 days.

  • Organic
  • Good for fresh eating and pickling
  • Alternating red and white rings
  • Sweet flavor
  • 50 days
  • 100 seeds per packet

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Beets can be planted at two-week intervals for a steady harvest. All parts of the beet plant are edible.

Direct Seed 2" apart

Planting Depth 1/2"

Thin 4-6" apart

Rows Apart 20-24" 

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