Consistently produces beautiful deep red/pink spots. Bel fiore, or “beautiful flower” in Italian, refers to how the round-to-oval heads are sometimes displayed in Italy, with their centers opened to resemble a flower. The 3 1/2-4 1/2″ heads have a mildly bitter, radicchio flavor. Loosely closing heads are often used in salads. 60 days.
Care: Plant 10-12″ apart in rows 12-18″ apart in full sun.
Late-season vegetables adapted to tolerate both the heat of late summer and the cool nights of fall. Harvest in late summer or fall. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.