Beetroot Italian Chioggia

Beetroot Italian Chioggia An Italian delicious Beetroot heirloom variety grown since the early 1800’s. Light Red flattened Globe-shaped roots with striking interior rings of alternating Pink-White. Green tops and Red stems are tender and colourful, great additions in any salads. Higher levels of earthy flavours account...Read more

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Beetroot Italian Chioggia

An Italian delicious Beetroot heirloom variety grown since the early 1800’s. Light Red flattened Globe-shaped roots with striking interior rings of alternating Pink-White. Green tops and Red stems are tender and colourful, great additions in any salads. Higher levels of earthy flavours account for its popularity.

200 - 250 Seeds/Package Untreated Non GMO

Instructions

Sow Beet seeds in well-worked well-drained soil in full Sun after any danger of frost has past. Beets are sensitive to acidic soils and prefer a pH of 6.0 – 7.0. If your soil is more acidic,try adding Garden Lime as directed on the bag.
Sow thinly in rows 12 inches apart and cover with ½ inch of fine soil. Firm lightly and keep evenly moist. Seedlings emerge in 14-21 days.
Thin to stand about 3″ apart when seedlings are 1-2″ tall.