Chioggia Beet is an Open-Pollinated HEIRLOOM which matures in 60 days. Colorful addition to any plate! Beautiful Italian 2-3″ round beet with unique alternating red and white rings within a scarlet skin. Chioggia Beet’s flesh is very tender, mild and sweet. Mild flavored 12″ tops are green with red-striped stems that can be eaten raw or cooked and are an excellent substitute for spinach. Chioggia Beet is fast growing and long-standing in the fall. Ideal for boiling, pickling, baking and freezing. A true specialty item for Fresh Markets! Approximately 1,500 seeds per ounce or 24,000 seeds per pound.<
Companions: Bush Beans, cabbage family, lettuce, onion. Ally: Garlic improves growth and flavor. Enemies: Pole beans and beets stunt each other’s growth.
Each seed packet contains approximately 90 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.