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Botanical Name
Cichorium intybus

A red, round leaf variety , which forms a heart at ground level during the cooler months. These red-leafed chicories are delicious winter salads from autumn to spring. Their characteristic flavour is slightly bitter and can be modified by blanching.Pick the young leaves when required. They are hardy, deep rooting plants and will need an open position, unfussy about the soil. 100 seeds



 

Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Mar 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Mar 1st to Sep 30th
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Mar 1st to Jul 31st