Chicory 'Common'
Chicory 'Common'
Chicory 'Common'
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Chicory 'Common'

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A hardy perennial with many bright blue flowers up the stem.

Suitable for: A deep-rooting plant, prefers a rich light soil in sun. Ideal for tubs and pots.

Flowering time: Mid Summer to Autumn.

Height: (approx) Up to 1.4m (5ft)

Care: Water well before planting and until established.

Culinary uses: Young leaves add bite to salads. Roots may be lifted and forced into leaf for Wintersalads. Roots may be boiled and eaten as a vegetable, or roasted to make a coffee substitute.