Botanic name: Beta vulgaris 'Chioggia'
Health Benefits of Beetroot Candy Stripe
Beetroot Candy Stripe has concentric rings of red and white flesh that make this a visual delight as well as being very nutritional, containing the antioxidant betalains as well as vitamins C and B (including folate).
Beetroot Candy Stripe Growing Information
Best when grown quickly, so liquid fertilise regularly. Roots will be ready to harvest in about 8-10 weeks.
Pull out alternate beets to allow room for the remaining ones to grow.
Beetroot Candy Stripe Recipe
Roasted Beetroot Candy Stripe
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
- Clean and peel Beetroot and wrap in foil.
- Bake for about 45 minutes or until tender.
- Let cool slightly, unwrap and serve hot or cold.