Latin Name – Cichorium intybus
Sowing Instructions – Sow the seeds from Apr – May in a good quality seed compost and cover lightly with Apprx 1/4″ of compost/soil.
Thin the plantings to approx 20cm apart or plant out at the same spacing.
In late late Autumn remove the foliage and lift the roots.
Store the Chicory at down to 0 Deg C after plunging into Cold Water.
Hints and Tips – Harvest by cutting heads in late autumn for immediate use or store in a cool shed for later use. If you prefer winter harvesting offer some cloche protection against frosts.
Number of seeds – Approix 700