Chicory- Italiko Rosso

Cichorium intybus


Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

$1.25
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Chicory- Italiko Rosso

Cichorium intybus


  • 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:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 40 days

(Product number: G7-08)


SKU G7-08
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Cichorium intybus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds

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