Chicory (Cichorium Intybus) - 200 Seeds

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Chicory is a well-known edible plant and a perennial. The roots are ground for "chicory coffee" which is a specialty of Cajun cooking in Louisiana. The leaves have been used since Roman times for medicines, but the electric blue flowers are what make chicory famous. Along a roadside in bright sun, this is one of the biggest shows in the flower kingdom. Everyone loves the brilliant blue, even though the flowers close up when there is shade or rain.

•American grown seeds
•Height: 24"
•USDA Zones: 3-9

Planting Instructions:
Seeds can be started indoors five to six weeks before they are moved outdoors. In warm climates, sowing outdoors or transplanting occurs September through March. Planting chicory in cooler climates should be done three to four weeks before the danger of frost has passed. Plant the seeds 1/4" deep, 1-2" apart in rows that are 2-3' apart in well drained soil. Thin seedlings to 1 every 10-12". Thin seedling can be replanted elsewhere if desired. Chicory best when temps are below 75°.

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