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CHICORY Red Ribbed Dandelion

Cichorium intybus

Stock: Available


Family: Apiaceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 80


Eye catching dandelion type chicory with bright red stems and dark green leaf. Although 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.

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

Tropical: All 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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