Gusto Italia Beet Dolce Di Chioggia Seed
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.
Latin Name: Beta vulgaris
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 2 grams / approximately 80-100 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Mild & sweet
Days to Harvest: 55 days
Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 12 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Plant Spacing: 8 cm (3")
Planting 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.
How To Grow: Beet Dolce Di Chioggia
Suggestions: Plant near bush beans, cabbage, lettuce, or kohlrabi but away from pole beans.
Preparation Ideas: Chioggia beets can be prepared just like any other type of beet.