|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
|Cichorium endiva crispum|
This variety is suitable for late cultivation. It has a medium-low, broad, very full head that is easily blanched with long, dark green leaves. It has a good resistance to bolting. A few days before harvesting the head should be tied or covered to promote blanching.
In rows from June onwards at intervals of about 12 inches, with 16 inches between rows.
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Annual Plant||30-45 Days||Full||16-20 inches||16 inches||Summer to early winter|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening