So versatile is this wonderful veg that yon sow it all year round for salad leaves.
January to April for an early summer harvest and again from May to September to harvest from October to December. hardy annual.
Sow Under glass or indoors January to April for an early summer harvest
Sow May to September to harvest from October to December.
Sow All Year round under glass for salad leaves.
Sowing Depth 12mm (1/2") in well-draining seed compost.
Temperature 15 - 18C
Days to germination 7 - 14
Days to maturity 80 - 90
Keep weed free and well watered
Cover the heads approaching harvest to force the colouring and flavour
I saw this vegetable for sale in the Seeds To Suit December Newsletter and although I had heard of Chicory I had not grown it so I did a little google surfing and this is what I found out.