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 !
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.
Harvest starts from 70-90 Days
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.
August to October
Family : Beetroot
Beetroot prefer to be grown in moist, fertile soil in a sunny spot, but will also thrive in raised beds or pots.
How to grow in pots
Okra, also known as lady’s finger, bhindi, bamia or gumbo, belongs to the mallow family. This plant is mainly grown in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions. It is a good low-calorie, fat-free, nutrient-dense addition to any diet.
Medium green slender fruits. Open pollinated variety. Tolerant to yellow vein mosaic virus
Harvest starts from 45 days
Well drained red loamy soil. Natural sunlight. Water whenever surface soil is dry. Suitable under protective condition.
Sow the seeds 1-2cm deep. Regularly apply nutrients and plant protection
Year round except November- December
Used as seeds only and not for consumption.Seeds to be sown before expiry date