Chicory is a perennial herbaceous plant of the dandelion family Asteraceae. Red dandelion has dard red stems and green leaf. Many varieties are cultivated for salad leaves as it's wonderful in salad when dressed with a gutsy, garlicky vinaigrette. It can also be added to a stir-fry, a quick saute. A dense, crisp texture and a bittersweet flavor (peppery finish) that’s deliciously raw or cooked. Rich in potassium and magnesium.
Full sun-part shade. Space seedlings 30cms apart. Deep, fertile soil, mulch with an organic mulch such as sugar cane or pea straw and water in well. Harvest leaves as they grow or the entire plant after approx 2mths.
Pot Size 50mm
Chicory - Red Dandelion
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