Gusto Italia Radicchio Rossa Di Verona Seed
A member of the Endive family that is also known as Italian chicory. A leaf vegetable that produces deep red leaves that form into a tight compact head. The leaves have a bitter spicy flavor that mellows when roasted or grilled in olive oil and served hot with balsamic vinegar. Cooking remmoves the bitterness and brings out the sweet flavor.
Latin Name: Cichorium intybus
Product Weight: 2 grams / approximately 1700-1750 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Crunchy with tangy bitterness
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: Use for salads for cooking.