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

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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?
All season

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:
Fast growing

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:

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When does Radicchio bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Blue flower in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence

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When to trim Radicchio leaves?
50-70 days

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:
Salad, pickle


Information about Radicchio root:
White with brown peel with sweet taste, the root size is 5-12 cm.

When to pull up Radicchio root:
All year

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