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Radicchio - Rouge de Verona - Cichorium endiva
Hardy Biennial Rouge de Verona is a classic Italian radicchio in the chicory family. This is a Verona type, originally hailing from that region of Italy. Nicely bitter and spicy leaves become sweeter when cooked; a favorite Italian method is grilling this with olive oil. Raddicchio is a type of chicory so you can roast the roots and add the roots to coffee for a flavorful hot beverage. This must be forced to form a head.
Did You Know? Pliny the Elder, a Roman naturalist and a commander under Emperor Vespasian, said radicchio was a blood purifier and sleep aid.
Soil Temperature: 60-70°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-18 Days
Height At Maturity: 4"-5"
Days to Maturity: 80-85 Days
Sun/Shade: Full sun/Part shade
Spacing After Thinning: 10"-12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
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Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
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