Chicory, Wild Form (Cichorium intybus var. intybus), packet of 100 seeds, organic

$2.95

Family: Aster (Asteraceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 7

Native to Europe, North Africa, Asia.   Herbaceous perennial flowering light blue to a height of 3 feet. Plant prefers gravel, dry waysides or waste places.  Root dug and dried as a coffee substitute.  Fresh leaves in salad are a nutrient dense bitter digestive.  Sow seed on surface fall or spring and thin to 1 foot apart.

100 seeds per packet, Certified Organically Grown

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    raebratzz

    Hi! I was wondering how this chicory differs from the cover crop variety?
    Thank you!

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi, The cover crop chicory is a select cultivar–leafy, with high protein content. The wild form is just that–the heavily taprooted native land race as nature made it. Richo

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