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Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Chioggia'

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris, 'Chioggia'

Common name: beet

also known as (Chioggia Beet)

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Photo credit: Seeds of Change
Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Chioggia'
Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Chioggia'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Beets: Beta vulgaris, 'Chioggia'"

Beta vulgaris 'Chioggia' is an improved selection that originally came from Italy in the 1800s . Cut open the root of 'Chioggia' and get an internal peppermint stick. A very popular fresh market choice. Light green tops with light red exterior on the roots make this beet very distinctive. Planting depth: .5-.75 inch. Days to germination: 5-10 days. 55-60 days to maturity.

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