Cutting Back Radicchio - Knowledgebase Question

Head of the Harbor, NY
Question by boconne
August 27, 1998
When cutting back radicchio, are the first radicchio leaves edible?


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Answer from NGA
August 27, 1998

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Radicchio is not really a "cutting green"; usually radicchio is left to form a head without any cutting backat all -- the leaves would be edible but I think you might stunt the plant. You might try making successive plantings in order to harvest over a longer period.

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