- 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:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Germination:||4-7 days @ 15-18°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||50-65 days|
(Product number: C1-20)
|Botanical name:||Cichorium intybus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||200 seeds|
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Photo by Mirko Caserta
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