Chicory- Spadona da Taglio
- 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:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Germination:||4-7 days @ 15-18°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||40 days|
(Product number: G6-05)
|Botanical name:||Cichorium intybus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||200 seeds|
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