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Beetroot 2 colors 100 seeds / Beet chioggia 100 seeds

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Chioggia Beet

Chioggia two-color beets

Matures in 60 days

Planting companion : Plant them with beans, strawberries, cucumbers, onions and members of the cabbage family. On the other hand, they hate the proximity of tomatoes, leeks, carrots and potatoes.

This remarkable beet has alternating red and white rings. Cook it whole to keep its unique colors. Do not cut it until it is cooked. Its root is sweet and will be better if you eat them small. The leaves and stems are just as tasty can be eaten after 40 days. One third of the foliage can be harvested without damaging the plant.

Sow the beet seeds directly in the garden, 4 weeks before the last expected frost. Plant them in full sun in rich, well-drained soil 1 "deep and 1" apart in rows spaced 1 to 2 feet apart. Germination should take place within 5 to 15 days. Each beet "seed" can contain up to 8 seeds, so seedlings will need to be thinned. Uprooted plants will produce a second crop, their transplanting will place their harvest about 2 weeks behind the harvest of the first plants. Be careful not to damage the seedlings when weeding. Beets like cool weather and can survive temperatures up to - 3 ° C (25 ° F)! AT add compost or other organic matter for better growth.

Striped beets taste best and tend best when harvested between 1 "and 3" in diameter. After uprooting them, cut the foliage about 1 "from the stem to prevent the beets from bleeding. To preserve the unique coloring of Chioggia beets, treat them whole and cut them just before serving. .

Mature in 60 days

Plantation Companion : Plant them with beans, strawberries, cucumbers, onions, and members of the cabbage family. On the other hand, they hate the proximity of tomatoes, leeks, carrots and potatoes.

This remarkable beet has alternating red and white rings. Cook it whole to keep its unique colors. Do not cut it until it is cooked. Its root is sweet and will be better if you eat them small. The leaves and stems are just as tasty can be eaten after 40 days. One third of the foliage can be harvested without damaging the plant.

Sow the beet seeds directly in the garden, 4 weeks before the last expected frost. Plant them in full sun in rich, well-drained soil 1 "deep and 1" apart in rows spaced 1 to 2 feet apart. Germination should take place within 5 to 15 days. Each beet "seed" can contain up to 8 seeds, so seedlings will need to be thinned. Uprooted plants will produce a second crop, their transplanting will place their harvest about 2 weeks behind the harvest of the first plants. Be careful not to damage the seedlings when weeding. Beets love cool weather and can survive temperatures down to -3 ° C (25 ° F)! Add compost or other organic matter for better growth.

Striped beets taste best and tend best when harvested between 1 "and 3" in diameter. After uprooting them, cut the foliage about 1 "from the stem to prevent the beets from bleeding. To preserve the unique coloring of Chioggia beets, treat them whole and cut them just before serving.