The Q&A Archives: How to grow radiccio

Question: What are the best growing conditions--soil, light, temperature, months to plant, time to harvest, etc.--for radicchio in a South Georgia/North Florida backyard garden plot?

Answer: Radicchio can be grown in your area in the fall and winter. Fertilize and water the same as you would any salad vegetable.<br><br>Radicchio has only recently been introduced into this country. It is a member of the chicory family. Two varieties are recommended for Florida, 'Giulo' and 'Augusto.' <br><br>In a test conducted in Ocala, about 80% of the plants produced marketable heads in 3 to 4 months of growing time.<br>Some problems were bolting, tip burn, and frequent failure to produceheads.

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