Radicchio Palla Rossa Early
Palla Rossa Early is also known as a Chicory Palla Rossa Early. Producing a mid sized bright red tightly formed compact unit with crisp traditional ribs. The flavour of slightly tart is an ideal contrast in salads. While cooking does relieve bitterness its best to harvest before full maturity is reached. Its acknowledged the cooler weather produces the red colour tones in leaves. If you wish is to get the most out of the plant once you harvest the main head remember to cover with weed free straw to allow a second crop of white wiltloof style heads to develop.
Non-GMO, recognised as an Heirloom believed to date back to the Italian area
Seed Count approx 30 Seeds
Planting Times Late Spring to Early Autumn