Chicory Herb 12cm

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    Chicory Herb 12cm

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    (Cichorium intybus)

    Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for winter, but will reshoot in the spring.

    Height/spread: 1m x 30cm

    Flowers: Very pretty blue daisy flowers from mid summer until the autumn.

    Sun/shade: Grow in a sunny site.

    Maintenance: Easy to grow. Dies back over the winter. Feed in the spring or after harvesting.

    Soil: Well drained soil, prefers a slightly alkaline soil.

    Harvesting: Pick flowers and young leaves from late summer. Harvest roots in th autumn. Remove all side shoots and store in dry sand.

    Cooking uses: Dried roots can be baked and ground and used as a coffee substitute. The flowers and young leaves can be added to salads.

    ‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’

    • Barcode
      2000001125885
    • SKU code
      75153
    • Manufacturer Code
      GRO632
    • Plant Type
      Herb
    • Conditions
      Sun / Partial Shade
    • Use With
      Soups and Salads