Chicory, Catalogna Green Seeds

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Chicory greens have long dandelion-like leaves with an asparagus-like flavor. Chicory is a great source of vitamin A, and rich in vitamin C, calcium, and iron.  Catalogna greens grow rapidly and are often used as  early greens.

How to Grow Catalogna Green Chicory

  • Latin Name: Cichorium intybus
  • Perennial
  • Days to Maturity: 55- 80
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Soil: Ph 6 to 6.5
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Partial shade
  • Planting:
    • Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Space: 8"
    • Row Spacing: 2'
  • Pests/disease: Aphids, fungus, slugs, snails, flea beetles, cabbage looper
  • Seed Count:
    • 1/4 oz - Approximately 5,000 Seeds
    • 1 oz - Approximately 20,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz - Approximately 80,000 Seeds

Leaves are ready for harvest when they reached the preferred size however, chicory tend to be a bit sweeter after a few frosts. In mild climates the catalogna green may even overwinter outdoors.