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CHICORY Witloof (Heirloom)

Cichorium intybus

Stock: Available

$3.80

Family: Apiaceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 80

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Heirloom 'Witloof' chicory originated in Belgium in the mid-1800s produces small creamy white heads around 15cm long with a mild nutty flavour.
Use in salads, stir-fried, grilled, baked and sautéed.

Witloof is Flemish for "white leaf."

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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