SPECIAL- USE BY DATE 12/2020
Light green cutting chicory. Called “cicoretta” and radicchio by Italians, this plant has rounded leaves with no serrations and a pleasant mild taste. Broadcast sow in beds with a spacing of about 2cm after risk of frost. Cover lightly or just rake in and pat down soil. Keep moist until seeds emerge in 4-10 days, depending on the temperature. Succession sow every two to three weeks for a continuous harvest of young tender chicory Ready to cut when about 10-15 cm tall in 35 days or so.