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Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx 50
Popular Italian vegetable with a unique texture, flavour and colour. A red round leaf variety which forms a heart at ground level during the cooler months.
These red leafed chicories are delicious winter salads from autumn to spring. Pick the young leaves when required
Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position.
Tropical: All Seasons
Temperate: Early Spring to Late Summer
Cool: Spring & Autumn
Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct or grow in trays.
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 30cm
Germination: 5-7 days
Maturity: 10 weeks