Organic Chioggia Beets
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Organic Chioggia Beet - 2g packet - approx. 85 seeds
Days to Maturity: 45-65 Days to Germination: 5-10 Temp Preference: 55-70 °F
Seeding Depth: ½” Plant Spacing: 2"- 3" Plant Height: 24" - 36” Row Spacing: 12”
Full sun - Partial Shade
A beautiful Italian heirloom beet prized for it's "candycane" striped roots. Less messy than red beets, chef's have been seeking out this varietal since the mid 1800's.
Organic and open-pollinated Chioggia beet is a cool weather garden crop best sown directly in early spring or early fall. Plant 3-4 Chioggia seeds ½" deep and 1-2" apart in fertile, Organically rich, well-drained soil in full sun. Thin back to 1 plant every 2-3" once true leaves establish. Sow every 2-3 weeks for replete harvests, and season-long growing. Like many root vegetables, beets do not transplant well and prefer direct garden sowing.