|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
Bietola Da Costa
|Beta vulgaris L. var. vulgaris|
A variety with a compact head with straight vertical growth. it Grows to 24-28 inches and is very resistant to early flowering. It has medium-small white stalks and smooth, dark green pointed leaves. The main characteristic of “Bietina di Sarno” chard is that both the stalks and greens can be used.
From Spring to Fall in a seedbed or directly outdoors. If sown in a seedbed, the seedlings should be transplanted when they have 4-5 leaves. Remove the upper part and tip of the primary root and plant out in rows 16-24 inches apart, leaving 12-16 inches between rows.
Late winter to early fall
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Annual Plant||45-60 Days||Full to part sun||12-16 inches||20 inches||-|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening