Etna | 80 Day Rossa di Chioggia Chicory Seed

$5.00$141.00 AUD excl gst

Etna (ex #SM4.3), round and perfectly overwrapped heads

Etna is a professional product that respects the market requirements, typical red colour with excellent uniformity on the distribution of the white midrib. Rossa di Chioggia is the best known radicchio type. Bred from the Variegato di Castelfranco type, Rossa di Chioggia leaves have a radiating, dispersed, and much thinner rib integrated into the texture of the leaf. Plants are unfussy and have been redeveloped, by Smarties.bio, into a wide spectrum of very uniform days-to-maturity cycles or “slots”

ROSSA DI CHIOGGIA AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION SLOTS

Selection Cycles (days to maturity slots). For most vegetables growers stagger planting dates to provides a continuous harvest. With radicchio, a different strategy is employed. For most, heading radicchio is best suited to seeding around the summer solstice, Dec 21st to Jan 3rd, transplanting 3-4 weeks later. To achieve extended harvest periods, rather than staggering planting dates, radicchio uses days-to-maturity options within a type. These are often referred to as “slots” with many types having early, mid, and late slotted varieties

Contact us for larger production quantities. Ref: Etna, 80 day, Rossa di Chioggia

*Etna seed is offered as part of the “Gusto Italiano Project”, a collaborative partnership. Organically grown seed bred in Italy by Smarties.Bio

Key features

  • Pelleted seed for ease and precision of sowing
  • Days to Maturity from transplant (slot): 80 days (mid cycle)
  • Round and perfectly overwrapped heads, uniform midrib
  • Professional product that respects the market requirements
  • Widely adaptable, will grow in all temperate areas
  • Suits fresh market, processing
  • Excellent storage, medium day variety

Links for all other Rossa di Chioggia Radicchio selection cycles are in Growing Information below

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