Trevise

Cichorium intybus var. foliosum

  • Trevise
  • Trevise
  • Flower name
    Trevise
  • Scientific name
    Cichorium intybus var. foliosum
  • Aliasアカチコリ, trevise, Red-leaved chicory, Italian chicory, ラディッキオ・ロッソ
  • Place of originnorthern Italy
  • Place of floweringOverseas
  • Flowering seasonJuly

What is Trevise

Trevis (scientific name: Cichorium intybus var. Foliosum) is native to northern Italy and is a subspecies of "Cichori" which is the cold-resistant perennial of the family Asteraceae. In the summer, flowers like chrysanthemum of light blue purple blooms. Leaves are rounded, reddish purple and stems are white. Similar to cabbage or lettuce it is a member of Chicory. It is a leafy vegetable that has recently entered Japan and is also called red chicory. It is similar to red cabbage, however it is softer than cabbage, leafy is thick and bitter. It is used for coloring and bitter taste of salad etc., and it gets even bitter when heated. The name comes from the city "Treviso" in northern Italy which is the production area.

Common name: trevise (French), Scientific name: Cichorium intybus var. Foliosum, aka: red chicory, Red-leaved chicory, Italian chicory, Radicchio rosso, Origin: Italy, plant height: 60 to 150 cm, flowering period: July, flower color: light blue purple, flower size: 2 cm, leaf color: red Mixed purple and white, leaves Quality: thick, use: raw salad, risotto, edible portion: leaf stem, harvest period: November to March, taste: bitter, note: light vegetables, rounded Things are Trevis, those that struck long and slender are Verona, those that have formed like balls are precoche, many imported items.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Cichorium
  • Species
    C. intybus intybus var. Foliosum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tongue-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant perennial vegitable
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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