How to Grow Chioggia BeetsFrom Seeds

How to Grow Chioggia BeetsFrom Seeds

The quick and convenient step by step guide to growing your beet plants from seeds!


This Chioggia Beet is a striking Italian heirloom beet has alternating red and white rings running through its roots. When the chioggia beet is baked whole and sliced just before serving, this sweet variety retains its unique markings. The beta vulgaris roots have an excellent sweet flavor! The Bassano beet tops are green with pink-striped stems and mild. Chioggia beet has approximately 60 days to maturity.

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How to Grow Bassano Beets From Seed


# 1 | Direct sow Chioggia beet seeds outside 4 weeks before the last expected frost.


# 2 | Soften your beet seeds by soaking them in water for 2-4 hours.


# 3 | Plant your beet seed in full sun and well drained soil. Sow them 1" deep and Tamp down the earth above the seeds to ensure good contact with the soil, and germination should take place in 5-15 days.1" apart in rows 1-2' apart.


# 4 | Beets should germinate in 7-14 days.


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