Radicchio 'Leonardo' F1 (Cichorium intybus)
Radicchio for autumn and winter harvest. Very uniform dense heads. The bright purple color and flavor are enhanced in the cooler weather. High bolt tolerance.
When to sow: 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.
Packet 30 seeds