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Radicchio Sugarloaf (Zuckerhut)

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Radicchio Sugarloaf (Zuckerhut)

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'Sugarloaf' types of chicory make an upright head much like a cos lettuce. It is therefore self-blanching , the pale inner heart leaves are less bitter. Sugarloaf is perfect for late summer and autumn harvests.

400 organic open pollinated seeds.

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Radicchio Sugarloaf (Zuckerhut)

  • Sow from the end of June till end July in rows 30cm apart.
  • Sugar Loaf is perfect for late Summer and Autumn harvests.
  • Can also be grown in greenhouses later in Autumn.
  • Will tolerate light frosts.
  • Beneath the outer, pale-green, mild tasting leaves lies a blanched heart of sweet, pale-golden white leaves with extraordinary flavour.
  • Take  off a few of the enormous wrapper leaves and then lie the cylindrical core on its side and slice across like a loaf of bread.
  • Try a salad of Sugar Loaf with a hot oil dressing and croutons.

400 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)

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