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Description

Chicory may be cultivated for its leaves, usually eaten raw as salad leaves.

Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant of the dandelion family, usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cichorium intybus,Common chicory is also known as blue daisy, blue dandelion, blue sailors, blue weed, bunk, coffeeweed, cornflower, hendibeh, horseweed, ragged sailors, succory, wild bachelors buttons, and wild endive.
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Flowers not showy
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Cover the roots with soil, water them in lightly, then add an additional 6-inches of sand.
  • Put a cover on the pot (thick layers of newspaper are fine) and dig out the sprouts when they poke through the surface of the sand.
  • Where winters are mild, the roots can be dug down into the garden soil, covered with sand and then covered with an inverted flower pot (make sure to put tape over the drainage holes to block out all light.
  • It will flower in its second year if left to grow and it is pretty enough for the flower boarder.
  • The plant is tall 1m, and the flowers are numerous with a long season.

    Chicory care

    Try to grow this plant/seed in early spring until summer for the period of one month following the final frost. 3. Expect the plant/seeds to sprout and separate seedlings to have them grown up over 8 inches apart. The sprouting time for Chicory growth is from 2 to 4 weeks.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 75F.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Chicory special feature

    Salads

    Chicory uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • The ancient Egyptians ate large amounts of chicory because it was believed that the plant could purify the blood and liver, while others have relied on the herb for its power to cure "passions of the heart
    • " Chicory continues to be a popular herbal remedy due to its healing effects on several ailments