Related to chicory and radicchio, endive has  a slightly bitter flavour that adds interest to salads or can be cooked like spinach.  This variety has fine, frilly leaves.

Features

  • Grow something different
  • Rich in nutrients
  • Eat fresh or cooked

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How

Sow direct where they are to grow or in . Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Bone or Dynamic Lifter) before planting. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Good watering and fertilising will prevent leaves from becoming too bitter.  

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 20cm
Sow depth 5mm
Plant height 10cm
Germination 5-7 days
Germination (days) 6
Row space 30cm
Maturity 10 weeks
Maturity (days) 70
Botanical name Cichorium endivia
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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