Chioggia Heirloom Beets

$4.00

Chioggia originated from the Venetian fishing town on Bassano Italy. Unique and beautiful candy-striped beetAlternating rings of dark red and white make this variety a popular choice for specialty markets.

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Chioggia Heirloom Beets

  • 150 seeds
  • Organic
  • Open pollinated
  • Distance between plants – 3-4″
  • Distance between rows – 12-18″
  • Full sun
  • Water every 1-2 days
  • Days to maturity – 55 days
  • Days to germination – 5-10 days
  • Height – 5-7″
  • Frost tolerant
  • Beta Vulgaris – Amaranthaceae

This Italian heirloom (1840) from Chioggia is from the ancestral village of my father’s side of the family. We love the swirly white and red inside of the beet. Sweet and earthy, the chioggia is a staple treat.

Sow: Direct sow 2-3 weeks before last frost ½’’ deep, 1’’-2’’ apart

Harvest: All season long and when greens are 6″ tall

Biannual.  Chioggia originated from the Venetian fishing town on Bassano Italy. Unique and beautiful candy-striped beet. Alternating rings of dark red and white make this variety a popular choice for specialty markets. A new strain of the popular Italian heirloom, improved by Alf Christianson Seed Company for better uniformity and bolt tolerance. Uniform · Bolt tolerant · 3″ roots

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Additional information

Weight 0.004 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm