CICHORIUM intybus var. intybus

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CICHORIUM intybus var. intybus

Chicory, Succory

Select Item No. CA496

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe, West Asia, North Africa: roadsides, waste areas and fallow land.
Historical: Plant of the Year 2009 in Germany.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z9
Foliage: spatulate, lobed, tomentose, deep green
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.90909 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1100
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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