Chicory- Red Ball
- 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.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Germination:||4-7 days @ 15-18°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||65-85 days|
(Product number: C2-15)
|Botanical name:||Cichorium intybus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||175 seeds|
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