Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Raddicchio ‘Indigo’ F1 (Cichorium intybus)

Raddicchio ‘Indigo’ F1 (Cichorium intybus)

Indigo is a sure hearting radicchio. Suitable for year round growing it crops reliably even during the hottest periods of the year. 10 to 12cm diameter heads are a rich burgundy colour and have a terrific flavour.

When to sow: Late winter - early autumn

Where to sow: Seed trays

Depth to sow: 5mm

Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.

Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.

Spacing: Between plants: 30cm Between rows: 30cm


Directions: As the seed is fine I plant a dozen or so seeds in a seed tray every three or four weeks. I space the seed out in the tray giving each a space of 1cm square and transplant the seedlings into their final position four or five weeks later.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.