Gusto Italia Radicchio Red Treviso Seed
Also known as Chicory, this classic Italian Radicchio grows upright in a columnar shape forming 25-35 cm (10-14") heads. Leaves start off green and then turn red contrasting beautifully against the white stripes and midribs as the weather cools. The tender, slightly bitter leaves are delicious in salads or saut‚ed with other vegetables.
Latin Name: Cichorium intybus
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 2 grams / approximately 1700-1750 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Slightly bitter
Days to Harvest: 85 days
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 21 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
Row Spacing: 40 cm (16")
Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")
Planting Instructions: Sow seed directly in soil as soon as the ground can be worked.
Preparation Ideas: Taste mellows when roasted or grilled.