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Chicory 'Palla Rossa'

Food growing
£1.75
SPP00253
In stock
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Quick overview

Radicchio, Italian heritage variety. Beautiful red leaves with white ribs, cut entire heads for use in salads, or cooked dishes; roasted or grilled.

Good source of: vitamin A, C, K, folate, magnesium, fibre

Hardy autumn and winter salad crops will give you fresh crunchy nutritious leaves right up to Christmas.

Plant Details

Grow:
April to August
Genus / Species:
Cichorium intybus
Cultivar / Variety:
'Palla Rossa' (AGM)
Common Name:
Radicchio
Harvest Time:
Small leaves from 44 days, mature plants 80 days; blanch by placing a bucket or dinner plate on top of leaves for 7 days before harvesting to enhance flavour.
Height / Spread:
25cm
Type:
Annual

Preferred Conditions

Sow Depth:
1cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained, fertile
Where to Plant:
: Sow direct in containers, window boxes, veg patches.
Position:
Full sun or part shade
Spacing:
Thin to 20 to 30cm all around.
Watering:
Keep moist early on, not too wet
Feeding:
A balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied if soil conditions are less fertile.

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