Organic Endive Ruffec

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Type: Seeds

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“Green Curled”, “Ruffec”

Description

Endive Ruffec has large head, very fine frilly leaves, large white stems. It  adds a tasty and unusual punch to any salad or mesclun mix  and beautiful appearance adds character to your garden !

Plant

Endive, a member of the chicory family, most likely originated in Egypt or the Mediterranean region. An excellent crisp vegetable which will liven up salads. Eaten green, the leaves are a little bitter, but blanched for a few days they develop a milder taste. Try as an interesting alternative to lettuce. Endive are good candidates for container gardens.

Maturity

Harvest starts from 70-90 Days

Environment

 Endive thrives in cooler weather, with moderate moisture. It is not fond of mid-summer heat, or dry conditions. It prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade. Provide an even amount of moisture and fertilizer. Liquid fertilizer works well. Organic manure helps conserve moisture and control weeds.

Planting & Growing Instructions
  • Sow seeds ¼ inch deep then cover with 1/3" of soil.
  • When the seedlings emerge, thin them to 6" apart.
  • Four weeks after planting them, set them outside 12" apart
Height after growth

18"-24"

Planting Season

August to October

Note
Used as seeds only and not for consumption.Seeds to be sown before expiry date

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