Bel fiore, or 'beautiful flower' in Italian, refers to how the heads can be displayed with centers opened to resemble a flower. Mild radicchio flavour in all seasons.
Harvest when heads are full but loose.
Quantity per packet : 25
Radicchio grows best in cool or mild weather, i.e. autumn, winter and spring. It grows best at temperatures of 15-18°C. Summer crops can be successful if nights are cool 16°C.
Start indoors and transplant or direct sow. Plant seeds 3mm deep and cover lightly.
Days to maturity : 52