Cichorium intybus

Leonardo F1 Radicchio

Days to Maturity: 85 days

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Starting at: As low as $8.55

Large, perfectly round heads are intensely purple with bright white midribs.

Extremely vigorous variety that strongly resists bolting and shows some resistance to tip burn. Heads average 1 lb each at maturity. Plant for fall and winter crops, when color and flavor is best. From our partners at Bejo Seeds.

  • Chioggia-type
  • Round 4-5" heads
  • Hybrid

13-15M (14M avg) seeds/oz, 208-240M (228M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 425 seeds.  Direct seeding rate: 15 seeds/foot in rows 12-18” apart, thin to 8”. Transplant: 8-12” apart in rows 12-18” apart.

Cultural Info

Specialty greens are cold hardy and fast growing leafy plants. Days to maturity are from direct seeding, except for chicories (endive, escarole, puntarelle, radicchio,) where days to maturity are from transplant.

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