Cichorium intybus Radicchio Group (Common names)

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See also:

Cichorium intybus (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Cutting chicory Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Sugarloaf Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Catalogna Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Witloof Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Industrial Group (Common names)

Names in common use

  • English: radicchio, red-leaved chicory
  • German: Radicchio
  • Dutch: roodlof, radicchio rosso
  • Swedish: radicchiosallad
  • Danish:
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  • French: chicorée italienne, chicorée rouge
  • Italian: radicchio
  • Spanish: radicchio
  • Catalan: radicchio
  • Portuguese: radicchio
  • Romanian:

  • Russian: радиккьо, радиччио, итальянский цикорий - radikkjo, radiččio, italjanskij cikorij
  • Polish:
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  • Bulgarian:
  • Croatian: radić
  • Serb:
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  • Latvian:
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  • Maltese:
  • Hungarian: vörös cikória, radikkió
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Sources and commentaries

Radicchio has a broader meaning in Italian, but has spread internationally as the denoting the Radicchio Group. It groups quite distinct types:

  • ‘Rosso di Treviso’ has long leaves with a broad white midrib and a red blade.
  • ‘Rosso di Chioggia’ has a round head with many white midribs and a red blade.
  • ‘Rosso di Verona’ is intermediate between the previous two cultivars.
  • ‘Variegato di Castelfranco’ has a loose head with yellow leaves spotted with red.
  • French
    • ‘Rosso di Chioggia’ is often confusingly sold as trévise in France.