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3099

Product ID: 3099

Extra-early radicchio.

Smaller-sized heads allow for planting at higher densities. Uniform size and maturity. Earliest heading variety in our trials. Avg. 17,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
3099Packet  $4.95 
3099500 Seeds  $8.20 
30991,000 Seeds  $13.85 
30995,000 Seeds  $58.95 
Backordered until 01/12/15
309925,000 Seeds  $265.00 
Backordered until 01/12/15

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   55

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Chicory, Radicchio



CULTURE: For North American production, these are vast improvements over older types, but are still not very uniform or completely predictable. Although bred for specific seasons, it is still best to trial more than one variety, using succession plantings to determine which one suits your conditions.
PLANTING/GROWING:
Very similar to raising lettuce (See Lettuce).
NOTE:
Radicchio grows best in cool or mild weather, i.e. fall, winter, and spring. Summer crops can be successful if nights are cool (below 60°F/16°C).
DAYS TO MATURITY:
From transplanting; add 14-21 days if direct seeding.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE:
1M/220'; 5M/1,100'; 10M/2,200'; 131M/acre at 3 seeds every 8" in rows 18" apart.
TRANSPLANTS:
Avg. 500 plants/M (2 seeds per cell thinned to one seedling).
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/OZ.: See individual varieties.
PACKET:
200 seeds unless otherwise indicated.


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