Chicory, Italian Dandelion, Radicchio, Succory, Witloof
Cichorium intybus 'Verona Red'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cichorium (sik-KOR-ee-um) (Info)
Species: intybus (IN-tye-bus) (Info)
Cultivar: Verona Red

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Red

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Charlottesville, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An elongated red heading cultivar. It is green in summer, turning red in fall. It is sometimes used for overwintering.