Beet, Chioggia

Beta vulgaris
$2.99 to $24.00
SKU: 0345A
  • Organic
  • Alternating red and white stripes
  • Sweet flavor
  • 50 days
  • ±2,300 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $24.00

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(aka Bassano) Pre-1840 Italian historic variety, introduced to the U.S. before 1865. Named for a fishing town near Venice. Uniquely beautiful flesh has alternating red and white concentric rings that resemble a bull’s-eye. A feast for the eyes; wonderful for fresh eating and pickling. Retains markings if baked whole and sliced just before serving. 50 days. ±2,300 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Rows Apart: 20-24"

Thin: 4-6" Apart

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