Circa 1841. Red, globe shaped Italian Heirloom variety from Chioggia, a fishing village on the Adriatic. It tastes just like regular purple beets, maybe a little sweeter. The skin is a hot pink/fuchsia colour, and when sliced open, the inside has beautiful pink and white stripes, adding an attractive element to the salad plate. The rings do fade when cooked. Height Up to 30cm (11.8in) Spread Up to 15cm (5.9in) so plant 30cm apart. Likes full sun.
Price per pack of 20 plants