CHICORY Radicchio Palla Rossa


Cichorium intybus

Family: Apiaceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: 80

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Popular Italian vegetable with a unique texture, flavour and colour. A red round leaf variety which forms a heart at ground level during the cooler months.

These red leafed chicories are delicious winter salads from autumn to spring. Pick the young leaves when required

Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: All Seasons
Temperate: Early Spring to Late Summer
Cool: Spring & Autumn

Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct or grow in trays.
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 30cm
Germination: 5-7 days
Maturity: 10 weeks

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