composite plants, daisy family Cichorium intybus var. foliosum

Verona red chicory

Red chicory is a popular salad in Italy. Its purple rosettes can be harvested from the end of February and add a wonderful slightly bitter taste to every salad. The root can be – cut finely - added as well.

Sowing from end of June to beginning of August. Row distance 25cm. Thin out the plants to about 10cm in autumn. Until autumn the leaves can grow to a length of 20-30 cm. In winter, it forms a red rosette, that is cut from February.

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Sowing quantity 30 - 40 g/Are

Item No.
Unit
Price / item
Amount
38410
Portion (for 5 m²)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
38414
10 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
0.00 CHF
38416
100 g (800 seeds/g)
49.10 CHF
0.00 CHF