Chicory- Red Ball

Cichorium intybus Open Pollinated

  • Vegetable / salad green
  • Also known as Radicchio
  • Small attractive red heads

Standard seed packet, 175 seeds

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'Chicory- Red Ball' seeds

Cichorium intybus

  • Vegetable / salad green
  • Also known as Radicchio
  • Small attractive red heads

Small, dark red, tightly packed, cabbage like heads made up of dark burgundy red and white leaves. Heads grow to around 10 to 14cm. Sharp flavour that is a very popular addition to salads. Also good steamed, sautéed, grilled and stir fried. Can be cooked as a vegetable or eaten raw as a salad green. Also known as Radicchio and Palla Rossa.

Seeds per gram: 630
Product code: C2-15

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 4-7 days @ 15-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 30cm
Plant Spacing 15cm
Position Full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 65-85 days

*Notes: Leaves can be used as required or whole plant can be harvested at once.

How To Grow



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