Chioggia Beet

Chioggia

Heirloom Type: Beets

Alternative names: Bassano, Candystripe, Dolce di Chioggia

Origins:  Chioggia region of Northeastern Italy, dates to pre-1840.

Characteristics: Bright red beet.  Sweet.  Inside reveals pink/red and white rings when cut, similar to a bullseye.

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Availability: Many heirloom seed companies

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