Gaia Organic Seeds - Chioggia Guardsmark Beet
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Chioggia Guardsmark Beet | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada Beta vulgaris | Biennial | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
This beet has striking crimson and white interior zoning and sweet flavor. Guardsmark strain is selected for more uniform roots than the standard Chioggia beet strain. High resistance to bolting.
Planting tip: Direct seed after all danger of frost has passed. For fall planting seed 6-8 weeks before fall frost.
Harvesting tip: Harvest as needed. Harvest any size Storage tip: Store at 0°C and 95% humidity. Cut tops 1” above the base of the stem. Put in plastic bags to retain moisture.