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Beta vulgaris
BEETROOT-CHIOGGIA is a striking Italian beetroot with ball-shaped light red roots which, when sliced, reveal highly ornamental rings. They are very sweet-tasting and ideal in salads or as a hot vegetable. It has a sweet, nutty flavor & is ideal steamed, baked, roasted & fresh in salads or young leaves can be used in salads or cooked like spinach. Soak the seed in warm water for an hour before sowing (it helps germination) Sow thinly in rows, the rows should be 30cm apart.


Germination Time (Days) 15 – 25
Maturity Time (Days) 55 – 85
Sowing Depth (mm) 20 – 30
Plant Spacing (cm) 5 – 10
Row Spacing (cm) 30 – 40
pH 6 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Hardy
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct
Seed Preparation
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