Cichorium intybus

Virtus F1 Radicchio

Days to Maturity: 60 days

In stock
Starting at: As low as $9.20

Lovely, dense elongated heads that come to a slender point with a graceful flourish of curled leaves.

Pale green with crisp yellow-white interior and a sweet, mildly bitter flavor delicious in salad mix. Harvest when heads are dense and firm to the touch. Good uniformity.

  • Sugar-loaf type
  • Great for all seasonal slots
  • Dense 8-10" 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.

Why Buy Organic Seeds?

find out