zs51 (Cichorium intybus)
Forms compact bushy plants.Leaves are reminiscent of dandelion, will grow up to 60 cm in length. Fast growing leaves can be harvested individually, and can be consumed raw or cooked.
Type: leaf chicory for autumn harvest
Temperature requirements: low
Nutrient requirements: low
Recommended crop rotation: 3 years
Pelleted seeds (pills). The seeds are coated with mineral fillers. The aim is to standardise size and shape to facilitate (technical) sowing. The biocompatible pills are sold per piece.