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68 day. A traditional Italian radicchio with upright heads that have red leaves and large pure white stems. It must be blanched to produce the white stems, otherwise it has red stems and green leaves. It is good both grown for baby leaves or full sized heads. It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked as a vegetable. It produces the best color during cool weather.
Minimum of 250 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 0-1/4 inch
Plant Spacing: 8-12 inches
Row Spacing: 12-18 inches
Chicory is a cool weather crop. Direct seed in spring and fall. Make sure to water it enough so that it doesn't become bitter.