Delicately bitter winter salad with leaves that turn dark red in cold temperatures. Can be harvested as rosettes or left to form a solid head.
Origin – International Heirloom, Swiss Bio Selection
Type – Chicoree
Variety – Red Palla
Plant group – Salads
Seasonal – January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Uses – Salad
Plant 4mm deep in seedling trays, when 6cm high plant out into final spacing of 25x25cm. Protect from excessive sun & heat.
Germination: 7 – 14 days at 10°-20° C.
Care: Water high & Fertilization medium.
Good Companions: Most herbs & vegetables