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Chioggia Beets
Type of seed: The seed is a heirloom
Growth: Annual.
Germination time: 14-21 days
Germination temperatures: 75 degrees F
Planting depth: 1/2 in.
Harvest time: 54 days.
Nutrional benefits:
Sodium 106 mg
4%
Potassium 442 mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g
4%
Dietary fiber 3.8 g
15%
Sugar 9 g

Protein 2.2 g
4%

Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
11%
Calcium
2%
Iron
6%
Vitamin D
0%
Vitamin B-6
5%
Vitamin B-12
0%
Magnesium
7%


Bare soil:
Black paper covered soil:
Germinated inside
Date planted:
11/14/13
11/15/13
11/19/13
Date Germination:


11/23/13
Total days to germination:


4 days
Estimated percentage germination:


80%



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  • GMO: A genetically modified organism is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.
  • Heirloom: An old cultivar that is "still maintained by gardeners and farmers particularly in isolated or ethnic communities."
  • Perennial: Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
  • Organic: Grown or made without the use of artificial chemicals; obtained from living things.
  • Germination: The process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow.