Chioggia Guardsmark offers a vivid purple and white interior zoning, along with a mild sweet flavor. This beet is appealing to the fresh market, specialty growers and home gardeners. The roots have a flattened-globe shape, a medium-sized crown and a medium-sized tap root. Organic and non-organic seeds available.
- Heirloom variety with good flavor
- Internal root color white with purple rings
- Attractive variety for fresh markets
Days to Maturity from Direct Seed
Beets are enjoying a come-back! Not only are they delicious, but nutritious. Beets provide a rich source of carbohydrates and protein, and have high levels of important vitamins, minerals and micronutrients. They are a great source of potassium, magnesium, folic acid, iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, niacin, biotin, betanin and beta-carotene. They also contain the important vitamins – A, B6 and C – plus, powerful antioxidants and soluble fiber.