Cichorium intybus

Notte Stellata Radicchio

Days to Maturity: 65 days full size

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Light green wrapper leaves protect delicate, pink speckled, cream hued hearts.

Heads vary in shape from cone-shaped to slightly elongated teardrops. The flavor is a delightful balance of bitterness and sweetness. A reliable producer for fresh market harvest. Transplant seedlings 28-30 days after seeding. From our partners at

  • Variegata di Castelfranco-type
  • Sweet flavor
  • Excellent salad leaf
  • 3.5-6" diameter, 5-7.5" long heads
  • Open-Pollinated
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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