Days To Maturity : 55
Germination Days : 5-14
Germination Days : 7-14
Planting Depth : 1/2
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 160
Spacing : 4
When To Plant : Early spring
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Chioggia, Candystripe... VBE-2450



Italian heirloom from 1840.

Sweet, mild tasty beet with rosy pink skin and vibrant green leaves.

Slices are spectacular with deep-pink and white rings like a candy cane.

Flesh can be grated raw in salads, cooked, or pickled. Leaves prizes as greens.

BOTANICAL NAME: Beta vulgaris


Requires loose fertile soil that is well drained. Likes cooler weather but sunny location. Plant directly into garden where soil has been well-prepared to at least 12" with any stones removed. Soaking seeds several hours in tepid water improves germination. Press soil firmly down on seeds. Thin out seedlings-use as salad greens. Keep well weeded but cultivate shallowly to avoid roots.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W /Matures 8-9/Harvest 1-6/Yield Roots 55-540, Tops 55-270/ Spacing 4"


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