Buzzy radicchio (Raddicchio) Rossa di Chioggia
Red chicory or radicchio rosso (Cichorium intybus var. Foliosum) in Italy for centuries cultivated and belongs to the same family as the chicory. Radicchio has a bitter taste. There is a cross between radicchio and chicory. The breed Robin is an example of this.
The cultivation is mainly in Italy in the Veneto region between Venice, Verona and Treviso.
Will be three types of radicchio: The type of Chioggia, a type with dark kropjes, similar to lettuce, sometimes wrongly called red lettuce.
The type of red Verona in Italy also for silage. Besides a normal crop Since the technique of ensiling was introduced by the Flemish gardener Francis Van Den Borre.
The type originated from a cross between radicchio chicory. This type should be grown as chicory. The head is white with red dots. This type is less bitter than the other two types.
02163 Rossa dichioggia radicchio or also known Radicchio, with sows from mid-June to late July, in rows and 3-4 weeks tater thinning. Not transplanting. Radicchio is suitable for mixed salads. For winter crops.