Heirloom

Organic Chicory Palla Rossa Early

NZ $3.95

Description

Bright red medium size radicchio well wrapped with crisp ribs and numerous leaves. Classic tart slightly bitter taste, excellent in salads or as colourful plate liners. Cooking removes bitterness. Cool weather enhances red colouring in leaves. After cutting main head, cover stump with straw for a secondary crop of blanched (white) Witloof-type heads.

Maturity 75 days from transplant.

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3175

Cichorium intybus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
12-25 10-14 30cm-icon 30cm Cooler Temps 2.3 1000 Transplant-icon Transplant Mediterranean Cuisine-icon Mediterranean Cuisine

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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