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V0027C  Chiogga  (pre 1840)

V0027C Chiogga (pre 1840)

Brought to attention of Upper Canada gardeners in the 1840s by York (Toronto) seedsmen under the name of Bassano beet.  It is a crimson skinned beet which cut reveals white flesh with rose rings.  Keeps sweet taste in storage.   M=55 days  $
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