~ CHICORY SEED ~

Chicory is very hardy, and quite versatile - it can be boiled, sautéed or used raw in salads for extra colour and flavour.



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"Palla Rossa" Red Heading Chicory
This popular, tried and tested chicory has been chosen for its nice round red heads and bright white ribs.

It is a modern reselection of the traditional Palla Rossa variety - it starts out as an open shape but then heads up later into a tight ball.

Note that it is only a proper deep red colour in cool weather conditions, in the autumn. If grown in hot weather it stays green.

2g (lots of seed) £

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Ingegnoli's Self-Blanching
A lovely chicory from the seedhouse of Ingegnoli in Italy, with loose-heading plants making crisp tasty leaves that aren’t bitter.

Easy to grow - pick the young leaves for salads, or allow to head up. Better than lettuce in burgers and hotdogs as it does't go limp when warm.

We trial lots of chicories, and we reckon this one is a real star.

600 seed £

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