Chicory- Catalogna

Cichorium intybus

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Chicory- Catalogna

Cichorium intybus

  • Vegetable / salad green
  • Also known as Puntarelle and Italian Dandelion
  • Long green heads

Italian variety. Upright, long green, open heads with white stems and green dandelion-like leaves, growing to around 40-50cm tall. Pleasant slightly bitter flavour. Can be eaten raw or cooked. Great for salads. Slow bolting. Easy to grow. Good variety for baby leaf. Also known as Long Stemmed Chicory, Italian Dandelion and Puntarelle.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 4-7 days @ 15-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 30cm
Plant Spacing: 20cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 50-65 days
*Notes: Leaves can be used as required or whole plant can be harvested at once.

(Product number: C1-20)

SKU C1-20
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Cichorium intybus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
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Photo by david schiller

Photo by Mirko Caserta

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