Sugarloaf endive (chicory)
Cichorium intybus partim
Cutting Sugarloaf endive is becoming increasingly popular, especially north of the Alps. It is easy to grow and boasts high vitamin C content. From spring to autumn, it makes a pleasant addition to salads.
|Quantity||Portion (38430) or 5 g (38431)|
|Family||composite plants, daisy family|
|Seed need (g/Are)||30-40g|
|Thousand-seeds weight (TKW)||0.92 grams|
|Seeds per gram||1087|
Sow in late March and again at the end of June to August in rows 20 cm apart. It can be harvested continuously for salad greens. It is ideally intercropped with other garden vegetables.
|Sowing quantity 30 - 40 g/Are|