Easy to grow favorite Italian variety with a bitter, tangy taste. Deep red to burgundy leaves with white mid-ribs wrap around a firm elongated head. Low growing salad vegetable can be eaten raw, roasted, or grilled. Prefers cool weather.
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Maturity (Vegetables Only):
80 - 85 Days, 85 - 90 Days
c: 4 to 8 Inches
From spring through fall sow 2 - 3 seeds 1/8” deep and 4” – 6” apart. Keep moist until established. Germ: 4 - 14 days. Maturity: 85 days. Height: 4” – 6”. Harvest side leaves for cut-and-come-again or wait to harvest full head.