|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
Cicoria Puntarelle Di Galatina
It is a big straight growing plant with long narrow green leaves that have white veins and irregular margins. During winter , new tasty buds called "puntarelle" (small tips) grow in the head. These "puntarelle" are fairly large but short. The small tips are numerous and they form a compact sort of pine cone.
It needs be planted during summer and for best results it should be planted in July. Transplantation takes place one month after the seeding process, at a distance of 16 inches between the rows and 12 inches on the row.
Direct Growing Calendar
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial Plant||60-90 Days||Full||12 inches||16 inches||Late spring to late summer|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening