Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
A medium, tight, headed radicchio from Italy, where it is valued for the bitter leaves that hold their texture well when cooked. The leaves are wine-red in colour and are used in salads and cooked dishes. The leaves can be used grilled or pan fried with ingredients as it keeps it texture well. Holds well through the winter months. Bitter leaves are great for aiding digestion and a healthy stomach. 75 seeds.
A radicchio variety with long, green leaves, turning dark red during the cooler months. These red leafed chicories are delicious winter salads from autumn to spring. Their characteristic flavour is slightly bitter and can be modified by blanching. Pick the young leaves when reqiured. They are hardy, deep rooting plants and will need an open position, unfussy about the soil. 400 seeds