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Chicory / Radicchio

Chicory / Radicchio

'Palla Rossa 5'

Article number: 91339A3 € Incl VAT
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Radicchio/chicory forms small, intensely red heads with white veins. Slightly bitter taste, delicious with dressings or oven-baked. Harvest approximately 3 months after sowing. Tolerates some frost in autumn. Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil that retains moisture. Water regularly.
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Sufficient for
6 m
Plant placement
Sun/half shade
Plant spacing
20-30 cm
Row spacing
40-50 cm
Sowing depth
1 cm
Direct seed
May - August
Harvest time
May - December
March - May
Sow in plug flats in batches, 3-4 wks before planting outside. Place in a cool area and keep moist.
Direct sow when the soil is warm - June. Don’t sow too early. If sown too early the plant may bloom. Level soil, water before sowing. Keep seeds moist until they germinate.