McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Beet Dolce Di Chioggia

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McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Beet Dolce Di Chioggia


Dolce Di Chioggia is a beautiful scarlet garden beet. This Italian specialty is a wonderful variety with attractive coloring that features interior rings of reddish-pink and white. The tops can be used as fresh greens in salads, or steamed for a cooked vegetable. The roots can be canned, pickled, or frozen.

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Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Mild & sweet

Preparation Ideas: Chioggia beets can be prepared just like any other type of beet.

Days to Germination: 10 to 12 days

Days to Maturity: 55 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Instructions: Sow in rows as early as the ground can be worked. After planting, press down covering with soil firmly. It performs best in full sun and well drained soil.

Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.

Product Weight: 2 grams