Chicory- Spadona da Taglio

Cichorium intybus


Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

$1.25
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Chicory- Spadona da Taglio

Cichorium intybus


  • Also known as "Loose leaf chicory" or "Sword chicory"
  • Heirloom variety from Italy


Heirloom variety from Italy. This open loose-leaf variety has long dark green leaves with thin stems and does not form a head. Bitter spicy flavour that is a very popular addition to salads.  Also good steamed, sautéed, grilled and stir fried. Can be cooked as a vegetable or eaten raw as a salad green. Harvest by cutting leaves off above ground level as required, plant will continue to sprout. Also known as "Loose leaf chicory" or "Sword chicory".

 


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: 15cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 40 days

(Product number: G6-05)


SKU G6-05
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Cichorium intybus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds

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