Radicchio grow and care – 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 and growing in hardiness zone 4-10. Radicchio leaves
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.
Radicchio for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Radicchio growing and care:
Weed free, moist, mulch, cold weather
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring or autumn, in warm summer climate in autumn Planting season: Lettuce aphid, leaf-miners, slug Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Dead leaves and if there is no use in the seeds recommend cutting the inflorescence Size of the plant? Top size 5-20 cm (2-8 inches) root size is 5-12 cm (2-10 inches). Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Blue flower in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence Pollination is done by: Bees Uses of Radicchio flower Salad : Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season 50-70 days Can be cut leaf by leaf at the time or all the haed How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves, inner leaves grow like head red with white vein. Uses of Radicchio leaves: Salad, pickle Edible Roots White with brown peel with sweet taste, the root size is 5-12 cm. Information about Radicchio root: When to pull up Radicchio root: All year Uses of Radicchio root Beverage : Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Edible Roots Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Deciduous Herbaceous Leaf plant Perennial plant Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Medical uses Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9