(4” heads) Varigata Di Castelfranco radicchio is very pale with red speckles and streaks. It is the sweetest of the radicchio type chicories. It forms crunchy bittersweet heads. Use it raw in salad, grilled or baked. Spring plant for baby leaves. Plant midsummer for mature heads in fall with deepest red color. 80 days.
25,000 seeds/oz.; 1-3 lbs./acre; 10-21 days. 65-70°F. Seeds go dormant when soil temperature is over 80°F.