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McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Radicchio Rossa Di Verona

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Radicchio Rossa Di Verona


A member of the Endive family that is also known as Italian chicory. A leaf vegetable that produces deep red leaves that form into a tight compact head. The leaves have a bitter spicy flavor that mellows when roasted or grilled in olive oil and served hot with balsamic vinegar. Cooking removes the bitterness and brings out the sweet flavor.



Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Crunchy with tangy bitterness

Preparation Ideas: Use for salads for cooking.

Days to Germination: 7 to 21 days

Days to Maturity: 85 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Instructions: Sow seed directly in soil as soon as the ground can be worked.

Product Weight: 2 grams