Beetroot Chioggia
Beetroot Chioggia Vegetable Seeds
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Beetroot Chioggia Vegetable Seeds

$6.99$39.99

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BEETROOT ‘Chioggia’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Chioggia beetroot, also known as ‘Candy Stripe’ beet, is a visually stunning heirloom variety cherished for its rosy pink skin and striking rings of red and white flesh.

This Italian gourmet beetroot offers not only aesthetic appeal but also a mild flavor, making it perfect for pickling, slicing thinly, or enjoying raw. Don’t forget to use the tops in salads for an added nutritious boost.

Plant Type: Annual cool season crop; frost hardy
Plant Height: Varies
Sow When:

  • Temperate Subtropical: Late Dec – May; very cool areas Oct-Feb
  • Tropical: Late autumn to early winter; hybrids will perform better (unlikely to produce well)

Germination:

  • 5 – 10 days
  • Depth: 6 mm deep

Position: Full sun
Sow Where: Sow into a seed tray or seedbed
Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6.5 – 7.2; heavy feeder, add compost
Rows: 60 cm apart
Spacing: 40 cm between plants
Details: Transplant seedlings by first removing the seed leaves and planting deeper, up to the 1st set of true leaves; this stabilizes and speeds maturity
Harvest: Approx. 55 days: Harvest when roots reach desired size, still tender and flavorful

 

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Product Specifications

  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treated.
  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Variety: Beta vulgaris.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx 40 – 60.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.