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Chicory, Radicchio, Escarole & Endive

Italians love their bitter greens. Many do not consider a meal complete without a bitter salad or roasted escarole.

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  • Bionda a Cuore Pieno (Blond Full Heart) Escarole
    $2.00 Bionda a Cuore Pieno (Blond Full Heart) Escarole
    60 day.  A beautiful escarole.  It has medium green, frilly leaves, with a delicate taste.   Minimum of 250 seeds per packet.
  • Catalogna a Foglie Frastagliate Chicory
    $2.00 Catalogna a Foglie Frastagliate Chicory
    47 days.  Also known as Italian Dandelion, this chicory has glossy green highly serrated leaves.  It is a bitter green used in Mesclun mixes or Italian salad mixes.  It can be used in a salad mix at baby size...
  • Cornetto Di Bordeaux Escarole
    $2.00 Cornetto Di Bordeaux Escarole
    65 day. A French endive with large, upright heads.  It's almost a heading type with crunchy, white stems.  The heart is self-blanching.  It can be grown at any time for cuttings, but is best grown in the fall...
  • Endive di Rufec
    $2.00 Endive di Rufec
    82 day.  A fine quality frisee endive.  It's very productive and can be used in a mixed green blend or as a frisee salad.   Minimum of 250 seeds per packet.
  • Italiko Rosso Chicory
    $2.00 Italiko Rosso Chicory
    45 day.  An upright, catalogna chicory with medium green leaves and red ribs.  It is often mistaken for a red dandelion.  It can be used as a salad green or braised.  A good choice for cool weather...
  • Radicchio Rossa di Treviso Chicory
    $2.00 Radicchio Rossa di Treviso Chicory
    68 day.  A traditional Italian radicchio with upright heads that have red leaves and large pure white stems.  It is good both grown for baby leaves or full sized heads.  It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked...
  • Trieste Sweet Chicory
    $2.00 Trieste Sweet Chicory
    32-38 day.  Trieste Sweet Chicory has heart shaped, light green leaves that are used in salads.  It is very mild and sweet tasting and is a fast grower.  An excellent choice for a cutting chicory.  It can...