Catalogna Giante di Chioggia Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Beloved for its bushy bunches of long, serrated, white-stemmed leaves, this Italian heirloom makes a fine addition to your spring or fall garden. Its delectable, nutrient-packed greens taste slightly bitter, a bit nutty and quite bright. Pick young for salads.
- 250 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 60-70 days
- Direct sow 1/4" deep in full sun/partial shade as soon as soil can be worked and again in late summer for a fall harvest.
- Space plants 8-12” apart; space.