Wild Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Biennial
Also called Blue Dandelion, this dainty wildflower has been used for nutritional and medicinal purposes since the days of ancient Egypt! In Europe, it is commonly brewed as a coffee replacement or additive. A hardy, sun-loving biennial favored by pollinators.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 14-21 days
- Bloom time: summer through fall
- Direct sow in early spring as soon as soil can be worked. Plant ¼” deep in full sun.
- Thin to space plants 8-12” apart.