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PlantFiles: Radicchio, Italian Chicory
Cichorium intybus 'Verona Red'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Red

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Charlottesville, Virginia



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