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Chicory Cichorium Intybus
PUNTARELLE DI GALATINA
It is a big plant with an erect bearing. A plant with long narrow green leaves with white veins and irregular margins. During winter , new tasty buds called "puntarelle" (small tips) grow in the head. These "puntarelle" are fairly large but short. The small tips are numerous and they form a compact sort of pine cone. Semina: It needs be planted during summer and for best results it should be planted in July. Transplantation takes place one month after the seeding process, at a distance of 40 cm between the rows and 30 cm on the row.
PAN DI ZUCCHERO
Large green leaves forming a voluminous elongated head around 40 cm high that turns a white colour of its own accord. To be eaten in salads. For vigorous heads, best sown between June and August. Harvest in autumn-winter.
PUNTARELLE DI GAETA
A premature plant of medium size and with an erect bearing. A plant with long narrow dark green leaves, whitish veins, and irregular margins. During winter new buds with a medium to small diameter grow in the head. These buds are long and tender. Sowing: It has to be planted during summer, and for best results it should be planted in July. Transplantation takes place one month after the seeding process, at a distance of 40 cm between the rows and 30 cm on the row.
ROSSA DI TREVISO PRECOCE
It's an early variety which provides a compact head with long leaves of red and white color. Sowing: to obtain vigorous heads in July-August.
Long leaves with sharply serrated edges, dark green with thick white ribs. Forms a long, bulky, upright head reaching a height of 40-50 cm.
Can be sown throughout the year except in winter, with successive sowings to extend the harvesting period.
PALLA ROSSA 3
(o Rossa di Chioggia)
A special variety with a leafy head that forms a compact red ball that is crunchy and firm with an excellent flavour. The plants close to form compact heads, in a similar way to cabbage lettuces. Low temperatures are required in order to achieve bright red, compact balls. Sowing: from June to August.
ROSSA DI VERONA
This is a special selection of Rossa di Verona. The plants is very robust, a late variety for January - February harvesting. It forms a large ball that is hard and dense, bright red colour with white veins. Excellent level of uniformity when ripe. Sowing: from June to July.