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50 Organic Italiko Rosso Dandelion Seeds - Heirloom & Non-GMO

50 Organic Italiko Rosso Dandelion Seeds - Heirloom & Non-GMO

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50 days. Beautiful, bright red stems and deep green leaves make this variety a winner! Baby leaves add great tangy flavor to salads, or good as a cooked green. We offer true Italian seeds for this delicious heirloom.

 

Adds beautiful red color to salad mix.

Bold red stems and midribs for vibrant contrast. Deeply lobed leaves with classic bitter flavor. Good cold tolerance. Shows some variation in plant habit, leaf shape, and color.

 

Versatile Italian heirloom, equally delicious cooked or in salads

 

Beautiful, bright red stems and deep green leaves make this variety a winner! Baby leaves add great tangy flavor to salads, or it's good as a cooked green. True Italian seeds for this heirloom.

 

 

SCIENTIFIC NAME:Cichorium spp.
CULTURE:Chicory prefers soil with a pH of 5.5–6.5. Suitable for growing anytime during the season but performs best in cool weather. For full-size chicory production see the Endive/Escarole culture, and the Italian Dandelion culture.
DAYS TO MATURITY:From emergence after direct seeding.
DIRECT SEEDING:Sow 3–5 seeds/inch in rows at least 2" apart.
SUCCESSION PLANTING:For a continuous supply, sow about every 2 weeks.
HARVEST:Harvest with a knife when leaves reach desired size, about 3–6". Cut about an inch above the soil to allow for clean regrowth, making sure to cut above the basal plate. Cut again when plants are at desired size, 5–14 days depending on variety.

    • 4-6 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 5-10 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 45-75 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: 1/8"
    • Plant Spacing: 8-12"
    • Frost Hardy: Yes
    • Cichorium intybus

 

Growing Tips: Adapted to most areas, but best in a location that receives morning sun and part to full shade in afternoon--this keeps greens tender and mild.

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    Seeds will be shipped through the regular mail using USPS and will not include tracking. We try to have germination instructions on all of our listings, though additional online researching is advised. We are not responsible for buyer germination success; seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate, and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, quantity is estimated. Liability of seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).

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