Chicory

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