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Organic Greens Chicory, Sugrloaf (1 oz)

Organic Greens Chicory, Sugrloaf (1 oz)

Very Winter Hardy Plants

Chicory - Sugarloaf - Cichorium intybus

Hardy Annual Tall, green romaine-like "loafs" are sweet and crunchy. Very winter hardy. The sweet, blanched interior leaves are great on salads, braised in soups, or grilled. Will tolerate temperatures down to 20°F with a peak harvest from October to early December.

Did You Know? Chicory can be mildly bitter but cooking will reduce the bitterness.

Soil Temperature: 60-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"-1/4"
Germination: 6-18 Days
Height At Maturity: 10"
Days to Maturity: 80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8-10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 11250 Seeds

USDA Certified Organic
Note: This item is made to order and can take up to 3-5 days to prepare.
Quantity Discounts for Organic Greens Chicory, Sugrloaf (1 oz)
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Description

Chicory - Sugarloaf - Cichorium intybus

Hardy Annual Tall, green romaine-like "loafs" are sweet and crunchy. Very winter hardy. The sweet, blanched interior leaves are great on salads, braised in soups, or grilled. Will tolerate temperatures down to 20°F with a peak harvest from October to early December.

Did You Know? Chicory can be mildly bitter but cooking will reduce the bitterness.

Soil Temperature: 60-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"-1/4"
Germination: 6-18 Days
Height At Maturity: 10"
Days to Maturity: 80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8-10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 11250 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.29 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 4.0"W x 2.0"H

Features

  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Winter
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Family : Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Bulk
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Plant in well drained, fertile soil with lots of organic matter. Water regularly but too much can cause bottom rot problem found in lettuce.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds in flats and set out in about 3-4 weeks in the spring or direct sow in the fall.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest when heads are somewhat firm and about 10" tall. In fall, heads tend to hold better. In the cool of the morning, cut heads with a sharp knife at the base. Can be refrigerated for about 3-4 weeks.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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