CHICORY Red Rib - Cichorium intybus


SKU: V18
Stock: In Stock

Family: Apiaceae
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram: Approx. 600

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

Eye-catching dandelion-type chicory with bright red stems and dark green leaves. Although Red Rib is not a true dandelion the appearance and mildly bitter flavour are similar.
Excellent for spring and autumn salads when the cooler weather enhances the colour. A must for any salad mix or Italian salad as it adds great flavour and colour.

Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position.

Grow notes:

TropicalAll Seasons
Temperate: Early Spring to Late Summer
Cool: Spring & Autumn

Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct or grow in trays.
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 30cm
Germination: 5-7 days
Maturity: 10 weeks

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