Radicchio - Seeds & Bulbs

(Cishorium intybus)

Milan Radicchio is strikingly beautiful, deep red with very white veins. It adds a distinctive, slightly bitter flavor to salads, and is delicious sautéed with butter and garlic or eaten with slices of fresh tomatoes. Unlike old varieties, Milan is self-heading and doesn't have to be cut in fall to produce a head.

One packet plants a 10-foot row.

Days to Harvest: 90
When to Sow Outside:
Mid-spring to early summer for fall harvest. In climates where winter temperatures don't drop below 10 degrees, sow in fall for winter harvest.
When to Sow Inside: Six weeks before planting outside.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1" to 2"
Row Spacing: 12"
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 8" to 10" apart

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