Chioggia Beet

$3.10

  • Organic
  • Good for fresh eating and pickling
  • Alternating red and white rings
  • Sweet flavor
  • 50 days
  • ±2,300 seeds/oz

Also known as Bassano, and noted for its alternating red-and-white concentric rings that resemble a bull’s-eye, Chioggia beets are wonderful for both fresh eating and pickling. It retains its markings if roasted whole and sliced just before serving.

Named for a fishing town near Venice, this historical Italian variety has been grown in the United States since at least 1865. 50 days. ±2,300 seeds/oz.

Packet of 100 seeds from Seed Savers Exchange

In stock (can be backordered)

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Planting Instructions: Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Beets can be planted at two-week intervals for a steady harvest. All parts of the beet plant are edible.

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