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Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx 80
A popular Italian variety from Verona region produces small, red heads with white stalks. Leaves have zesty sharp flavour which improves in cold weather.
The young plants are green and redden as the plants mature in 90 days.
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