Chicory- Italiko Rosso

Cichorium intybus


Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

$1.25
In Stock


Calculate Shipping

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

Be The First To Review This Product!

Help other The Seed Collection Pty Ltd users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.

Write a product review


Others Also Bought


Carrot- Short Kuroda

Carrot- Short Kuroda

$1.25

Minutina

Minutina

$1.25

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

$1.25

Carrot- Lunar White

Carrot- Lunar White

$1.50

Rosella

Rosella

$2.00


More From This Category


Chicory- Catalogna

Chicory- Catalogna

$1.25

Chicory- Treviso Red

Chicory- Treviso Red

$1.25

Witloof

Witloof

$1.25

Chicory- Red Ball

Chicory- Red Ball

$1.25