Variegated chicory

Chicory variegated 'Palla Rossa of Chioggia'

Variegated chicory - Chicory  variegated 'Palla Rossa of Chioggia'

Common Name: Variegated chicory
Genus: Chicory
Cultivar: variegated 'Palla Rossa of Chioggia'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.20 m (20 cm)
Spread: 0.20 m (20 cm)


  • Position: full sun or light shade
  • Soil: poor soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A round red ball type chicory from Chioggia Italy. It has variegated red and white speckles which become more intense the colder the weather It is known for its compactness size and flavour.

  • Growing Instructions:Chicory prefers an open sunny site but will tolerate light shade.
    It does well on poor soils and needs little fertiliser.
    Sow indoors - May to August and plant out in June to September
    Sow outside - June to August when the air temperature is above 10įC
    Sow 1cm deep
    Thin plants to 10cm apart July to September

    Harvest: August to November

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