Chicory- Italiko Rosso
- Also known as "Red Dandelion" chicory
- Heirloom variety from Italy
- Great for baby leaf
Heirloom variety from Italy. Open loose-leaf variety with deep red stems and long serrated dark green leaves which look similar to dandelion. Bitter spicy flavour that is a very popular addition to salads. Great variety for baby-leaf. Also good steamed, sautéed, grilled and stir fried. Can be cooked as a vegetable or eaten raw as a salad green. Harvest by cutting leaves off above ground level as required, plant will continue to sprout. Also known as "Red Dandelion" or "Red Rib".
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:||40 days|
(Product number: G7-08)
|Botanical name:||Cichorium intybus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||200 seeds|
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