|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
|cichorium endivia latifolium|
This is a particularly suitable variety for spring and summer cultivation. It features broad, rounded leaves and dark green outer leaves and an inner forming a large compact heart that promotes natural blanching. Plants about usually 14 inches in diameter. It has a an excellent resistance to heat and bolting.
In rows from February to September at intervals of about 12 inches, with about 16 inches between rows.
Transplant from indoors in early spring or Direct
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial plant||60-90 Days||Full||14 inches||16 inches||Late winter to late summer|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening