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Beet Chioggia Organic

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Beet Chioggia Organic
Beet Chioggia Organic
Chioggia Beet Organic 1
Chioggia Beet Organic 2

$3.49 / EA

Beet Chioggia Organic -  2 grams (~130 seeds)
This Italian heirloom from the mid-1800s got its name from a fishing village near Venice, Italy. 'Chiogga' has delicious green tops and tasty roots. Each seed produces multiple plants and the thinnings are a delightful addition to your salad. Packed with nutrition, beets are high in fiber, potassium, folic acid, and the antioxidant, betacyanin. Delicious roasted, steamed, and pickled.

U/M
/ EA
Price
$3.49
Part Number
16983
Quantity Available
12

Sowing Tips:
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°–85°F, for early summer crop. 6 to 8 weeks before your average first fall frost date for late summer/fall crop. Mild Climates: Sow fall through winter.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended. Root disturbance delays maturity.
Days to Emerge: 5–21 days
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1 seed every 4"
Row Spacing: 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 4"

Variety Info:
Days to Maturity: 55 days
Family: Amaranthaceae
Native: Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean region
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: Leaf tops to 18" tall
Variety Info: 1"–3" pinkish/red roots with interior rings of bright pinkish/red and white; green leaftops.