Misticanza - All Chicory (93-2)

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Misticanza (Mesclun) Spicy All Radicchio and Chicory Mix. 12 varieties include Spadona, Treviso, Castlefranco, Verona & others. For salads or braising. Make succession plantings every 2-3 weeks for continuous harvest. Cut when 3-4 inches tall. Transplant some for full headed fall cutting. 10 gram packet.


Reviews (2)

Julie D 24th Jan 2017

Growing in November!

I planted seed in Nov. (zone 7) and it is January and I have heads in a raised bed covered in 2 ML plastic. No damage-just beautiful heads.

Mary Johnson 27th Mar 2014

Gorgeous variety

I'm starting my third year using this mix. It contains a huge variety including my favorites and I like the convenience. The seed quantity is extremely generous and I've found that seeds germinate reliably the second year, something I haven't normally found to be the case with radicchio seeds from other U.S. seed suppliers. I grow this both for salads and for full size plantings — here in zone 7 I get mostly salads in early spring and both baby leaf and mature harvests from fall/winter crops. My friends and customers especially like this mixed with two parts baby lettuce mix, one part baby arugula , one part radicchio mix. Most years I harvest the mature plants through the winter. The first year that I tried this mix I let one bed bolt. There was a breathtaking show of vigorous and gorgeous foliage forms— some getting quite tall up to 5 feet while the shorter varieties sprawled around the feet. The blue blooms and the frowsy showy lower leaves were a crowd pleaser for all who visited. Some of the seed put forth self sowed and I re-harvested in September. Never fear that you can't grow radicchios — this is, after all, a first cousin of dandelions. I'm sure it will grow—almost like weeds.

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