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Red chioggia type radicchio with extra early, 3-4” heads with uniform size and maturity. A popular european salad vegetable that is eaten raw, lightly grilled or roasted. For the most successful heads plant in the mild or cool weather of spring or fall.
Germination: 4-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-70ºF. Soil temperatures above 80ºF inhibits germination.
Seed Sowing Depth: ¼ inch deep
Starting Indoors: Start 3-4 weeks before planting outside. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thinning to one per cell/pot. Provide 60-70ºF soil temperatures. Transplant out during spring, 8-12” apart in rows 12” apart.
Sowing Outdoors: Spring when soil temperature reaches at least 50ºF. Sow a few seeds every 2-4” apart, thin to 8-12”. Keep soil moist during germination. Sow every 2-3 weeks for a longer harvest period.
How much does a packet plant: 8-10 foot single row
Harvest: Cut whole heads
Tips: Grows best in spring and fall with temperatures under 70ºF. Plant in fertile, well drained soil. Amend with compost before planting if needed. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth. Mulching helps retain moisture.
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