Cichorium intybus var. foliosum
Description : Flavoured and healthy. Robust, big leaves, a bit bitter. The bitterness goes away with time.
Sowing : June-Juli in open grounds
Germination, soil temperature : 14-21 days, 16-22°C
Emplacement : Sunny, moist, likes clayey soils rich in humus and nutrients
Transplanting : Separate if the plants are too close to one another
Spacing : 30×40 cm
Blooming/harvesting time : September-end of November
Tip : Sow in rows, cover the seeds and keep the soil moist. The plants can tolerate low temperatures (-5°C max). Before the frost settles in, unroot the plants and put them in a fresh place. They can be kept there up to 2 months.
Best-before date : 01.2019
Brand : Kiepenkerl, Germany | Article number : 153141