Radicchio or cicoria “chicory”

23 January 2020 0 Comments

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Cicoria rossa di Chioggia

Professional product that respects the market requirements, typical red colour with excellent uniformity on the distribution of the white midrib.

Round and perfectly overwrapped heads.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.0 55/60 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.1 65 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.2 75 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.3 80 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.5 110 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.6 120/130 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.8 160 days from transplanting fresh, processing
Radicchio di Chioggia

Cicoria rossa di Treviso Precoce

Radicchio di Treviso

Flexible product for high professional use, suitable to cover Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter cropping.

Complete range that satisfies the whole production cycle, cold storage included.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.9 60/70 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.10 90 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.11 110 days from transplanting fresh, (long storage)
#SM 4.12 130 days from transplanting fresh

Cicoria rossa di Treviso 2 tardivo for forcing

Bright red colour, with very white veins. Regular and uniform product, it allows an excellent yield after forcing.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.74 100 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.75 130 days from transplanting fresh
Radicchio di Treviso tardivo

Cicoria rossa di Verona

Radicchio di Verona

Professional range that combines tradition and production requirements; traditional head size that allows good yield.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.13 60/65 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.14 80/85 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.15 110 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.16 140 days from transplanting fresh

Cicoria variegata di Castelfranco

Professional product that corresponds to the local ideotype.
It allows high yield also maintaining the typical attitude to be opened.
Nice creamy colour red mottled.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.18 65 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.20 90 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.21 110 days from transplanting fresh, processing
Radicchio variegato di Castelfranco

Cicoria variegata di Lusia

Radicchio variegato di Lusia
Professional product that respects the varietal standards, suitable to cover the entire production cycle.
Possibility to open the earliest cycles.
Typical ivory colour leaf, red spotted.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.23 55 days from transplanting fresh
#SM 4.25 90 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.26 110 days from transplanting fresh, processing

Cicoria bianca di Chioggia

Traditional product, characterized by rusticity and thick leaf.
No red dots, delicious alternative to Sugar Loaf.

selection cycle suitable for
#SM 4.28 90 days from transplanting fresh, processing
#SM 4.29 110/120 days from transplanting fresh, processing
Radicchio bianco

Specialties and Biodiversity

SM4-27

#SM 4.27

Radicchio variegato di Chioggia:
Selection characterized by important lateness and rusticity.
Extremely resistant to cold temperature and frost.
For late harvesting of february and march.

SM4-30

#SM 4.30

Cicoria Rosa:
Typical variety of pink radicchio.
Flexible cycle for harvesting from the beginning of December to the end of winter.
Old pink colour.

SM4-31

#SM 4.31

Cicoria Goriziana:
Selection that respects the original genotype, silky smooth leaf, bright red colour.
Elastic cycle, harvesting from the beginning of December until the end of winter.
Suitable for the traditional whitening with sawdust.

SM4-32

#SM 4.32

Cicoria Catalogna Gigante di Chioggia:
Medium cycle, 80 days from transplanting.
Wide rib, big size.
No lateral tillering.

SM4-33

#SM 4.33

Cicoria Catalogna Puntarelle di Galatina:
Very early selection but so much plastic that can be grown until late transplanting.
Compact head.
Upright and full stems.

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