Radicchio ‘Early Palla Rossa’ Seeds

Adds a distinctive, delicious flavor and color to raw or wilted salads, and is nice lightly sautéed.

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$2.50

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This red chicory adds a distinctive, delicious flavor and color to raw or wilted salads, and is nice lightly sautéed. It is an excellent complement in mixed steamed greens, stir-fries, and savory pastries. A loosely-heading ‘chioggia’ type variety, the outer green leaves wrap the inner magenta head which has white midribs.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cichorium intybus
Life Cycle Biennial
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Outdoors in early spring, a month before the last spring frost
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 80-90, 90-100
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 200