Radicchio growing herbaceous leaf plant of the genus Cichorium also known as Italian chicory or red chicory, Radicchio perennial deciduous plant also used as medical plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Leaves color green, inner leaves grow like head with color red with white vein.
Flower color blue in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence, buds also edible.
Root edible and also used for medical uses, the taste is sweet the color is white with brown peel; root size is 5-12 cm.
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Requirements for growing Radicchio:
Weed free, moist, mulch, cold weather
What is the best way to start growing Radicchio:
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Radicchio?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Radicchio:
When is the best time to plant a Radicchio plant:
Spring or autumn, in warm summer climate in autumn
Pests and diseases in Radicchio:
Lettuce aphid, leaf-miners, slug
When is the best time to prune a Radicchio plant?
How to prune a Radicchio:
Dead leaves and if there is no use in the seeds recommend cutting the inflorescence
What is the size of a Radicchio plant?
Top size 5-20 cm root size is 5-12 cm.
Growth speed in Radicchio:
Radicchio Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Radicchio:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Radicchio indoor?
Growing Radicchio is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Radicchio bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Blue flower in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Uses of Radicchio flower:
When to trim Radicchio leaves?
How to trim Radicchio leaves?
Can be cut leaf by leaf at the time or all the haed
Information about Radicchio leaves:
Green leaves, inner leaves grow like head red with white vein.
Uses of Radicchio leaves:
Information about Radicchio root:
White with brown peel with sweet taste, the root size is 5-12 cm.
When to pull up Radicchio root:
Uses of Radicchio root: