Chicory Red Stem (Bag) - Franchi Sementi
Cicoria Rossa Italiana. Some call this Red Dandelion, but it is a true chicory. Requires a rich, well-tilled soil. Mid-early, upright plant with a large, closely wrapped head. Intense gree, serrated leaves are tall, with large red ribs. Said to be an excellent forcing variety. Take the well-developed plants out in the fall, bunch the leaves and remove secondary roots. Then put in a cooler, closed tub or dark basement and cover lightly with soil. Be the first to let us know about this! 10 gram packet. Approximately 600-900 seeds per gram.
Mid Late variety that produce an upright plant with large wrapped head.
The leaves are tall, with an intense green colour and the ribs are large and red. 10gr
SOW: from March to August
HARVEST: from July to October
Partnership plant: Carrot, Bean, Fennel, Lettuce, Pepper,
What to sow after: Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumber, Bean,
Aubergine, Melon, Pepper, Pea, Tomato, Radish, Courgette.