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Leaf chicory

composite plants, daisy family Cichorium intybus var. foliosum

Verona Red chicory

Red chicory (Cicorino rosso) is a popular salad vegetable in Italy. The purplish rosettes can be harvested from the end of February to make a magnificent, slightly bitter salad. The roots can also be mixed in if they are finely chopped. This versatile and healthy plant gives your guests a taste of Italian gardens.

Sow in late June to early August. Space 25 cm apart and, come September, thin to 10 cm between plants. By the fall, leaves can reach 20–30 cm long. In winter, the redish-purple rosettes form and are cut from the end of February and onwards.

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Sowing quantity 30 - 40 g/Are

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Amount
38410
Portion (for 5 m²)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
38414
10 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
0.00 CHF
38416
100 g (800 seeds/g)
49.10 CHF
0.00 CHF

Grumolo / Cicorino verde / Petit chicory greens Grumolo / Cicorino verde / Petit chicory greens

This cute-shaped green rosette chicory yields the first fresh and early salads in both winter and spring. It add crunch to otherwise mundane meals. Traditionally, it is acts as a blood purifier and spring tonic.

Sow from late June to early August directly into the garden bed. Space rows at 25 cm. Harvest in late autumn from February to March. The leaves and roots are used in salads.

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Sowing quantity 30 - 40 g/Are

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Amount
38400
Portion (for 5 m²)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
38404
10 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
0.00 CHF
38405
25 g (800 seeds/g)
18.40 CHF
0.00 CHF

Malan endive Head chicory, endive

This endive is suitable for early autumn culture. The beautiful and heavy heads guarantee a bountiful harvest.

Sow from June 20 to mid-July into seedling trays. Transplant out to the field in late July to early August at a distance of 40 ✕ 30 cm. Trim roots and leaves before transplanting and make sure there is sufficient moisture during the growth phase. Endive loves nutrient-rich soil.

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Sowing quantity 3 g/Are

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Price / item
Amount
39200
Portion (ca. 100 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
39204
10 g (800 seeds/g)
19.10 CHF
0.00 CHF

Sugarloaf Poncho Head chicory, endive

This beautiful and closed head has bright green leaves. It gives a very pleasant taste to all your salads and mixes. It also holds well in the open field during mild winters until springtime.

Sow from June 20 to mid-July into seedling trays. Transplant out to the field in late July to early August at a distance of 40 ✕ 30 cm. Trim roots and leaves before transplanting and make sure there is sufficient moisture during the growth phase. Endive loves nutrient-rich soil.

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Sowing quantity 3 g/Are

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Price / item
Amount
39220
Portion (ca. 100 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
39224
10 g (800 seeds/g)
19.10 CHF
0.00 CHF

Palla rossa, leicht bitter und deshalb so gesund

Palla rossa extra Head chicory, endive

This medium-late variety forms a beautiful, dark-red head. The pleasantly strong taste livens up salads. It makes great salads to accompany Italian cuisine.

Sow from June 20 to mid-July into seedling trays. Transplant out to the field in late July to early August at a distance of 40 ✕ 30 cm. Trim roots and leaves before transplanting and make sure there is sufficient moisture during the growth phase. Endive loves nutrient-rich soil.

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Sowing quantity 3 g/Are

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Unit
Price / item
Amount
39210
Portion (ca. 100 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
39214
10 g (800 seeds/g)
19.10 CHF
0.00 CHF

Castelfranco Di Luisa Head chicory, endive

This colourful and health-packed salad give a great autumn harvest. It forms a loose head with light, green leaves. The reddish spots add extra aesthetics to the meal.

Sow from June 20 to mid-July into seedling trays. Transplant out to the field in late July to early August at a distance of 40 ✕ 30 cm. Trim roots and leaves before transplanting and make sure there is sufficient moisture during the growth phase. Endive loves nutrient-rich soil.

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Sowing quantity 3 g/Are

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Price / item
Amount
39240
Portion (ca. 100 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
39244
10 g (800 seeds/g)
19.10 CHF
0.00 CHF

Sugarloaf endive (chicory) Leaf chicory, Endive

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.

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.

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Sowing quantity 30 - 40 g/Are

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Price / item
Amount
38430
Portion (for 3 m²)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
38435
25 g (800 seeds/g)
18.40 CHF
0.00 CHF