Rosensallat "Variegata di Lusia" - Cichorium intybus var. foliosum.
A medium late variety of the Radicchio type, the period from mass germination to technical ripeness is 85-90 days. The head of cabbage is round, loose, weighing 300 g. The leaf is large, round, variegated. The color intensity of the leaves increases with a decrease in the length of the day. The consistency of the leaves is crispy. Fresh heads of cabbage, spicy in taste, recommended for preparing salads, rich in vitamins and minerals that have a positive effect on the formation of red blood cells.
Sowing is carried out at the end of May (earlier sowing leads to stalking). Care consists in loosening, watering, feeding. Root crops are harvested before the onset of frost.
Eng.: Radicchio, Head Chicory salat . Suom.: Salaattisikuri. Sven.: Rosensallat.