Radicchio – Item #3984

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A member of the chicory family, Radicchio has a distinct and appealing bitter-sweet flavor. The compact heads are a stunning deep red color with white veins.

SKU: 00000710 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .05 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 10″ (25cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Select a location with full sun to part shade. Grows well in almost any soil but the best flavored heads are produced in fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant outdoors in fall, winter or spring in mild climates and in spring after frost danger in colder areas.

Pick entire plant when heads have firmed and turn deep red. Peel off outer wrapper leaves.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cichorium intybus

Matures In: 60 days

Attributes: Heirloom Italian chiccory