Chichorium intybus - Plant
Common name: chicory
Color: white or pink
Bloom time: Flowers not showy
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Wild Chicory or Succory is not uncommon in many parts of England and Ireland, though by no means a common plant in Scotland. It is more common on gravel or chalk, especially on the downs of the south-east coast, and in places where the soil is of a light and sandy nature, when it is freely to be found on waste land
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: (5° to 30°C)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- It is a perennial, with a tap root like the Dandelion.
- The stems are 2 to 3 feet high, the lateral branches numerous and spreading, given off at a very considerable angle from the central stem, so that the general effect of the plant, though spreading, is not rich and full,
- Root chicory.
- Root chicory (Cichorium intybus var.
- sativum) has been cultivated in Europe as a coffee substitute.
- The roots are baked, roasted, ground, and used as an additive, especially in the Mediterranean region (where the plant is native).
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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