Chicory- Treviso Red

Cichorium intybus Packet

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

$1.25
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  • Vegetable / salad green
  • Radicchio
  • Upright long heads

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Description

'Chicory- Treviso Red' seeds

Cichorium intybus

  • Vegetable / salad green
  • Radicchio
  • Upright long heads

Italian heirloom variety. Upright elongated heads made of dark green and white leaves that mature to a deep red. Leaves are crunchy and have slightly bitter flavour and are used both raw as a salad green and cooked as a vegetable. Named after the town Trevisio in Italy where it originates from. Plants do best in cooler weather; growing in cooler weather produces heads that are sweeter and more red in colour. Heads grown in warmer weather tend to develop a more bitter flavour. Can be grown in containers. Is a good variety for growing baby leaves.

Seeds per gram: 856
Product code: C2-19

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring, late summer and autumn
Germination 4-7 days @ 15-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 30cm
Plant Spacing 20cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 65 days

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

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Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
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(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
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Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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