Common name: Endive - Broadleaf Batavian, Escarole type.
Scientific name: HEIRLOOM - Chicorium endiva
Use: Broad, slightly twisted outer leaves form around 12 to 16 inch, tight-packed heads. Very deep heart is well blanched, creamy-white, and buttery
When to sow outside: Can be planted early for late spring crop or mid summer for fall crops
Days to Maturity: 85 days
Exposure: Full sun.
Sowing Endive Seeds: Endive seeds are very fine. When planting in rows, spread the seeds as thinly as possible. Cover the seeds with a very fine layer of loose soil or starting mixture. Water lightly, and keep soil moist. Thin plants to 6" apart, in rows 18" apart. Sprinkle the seeds on top of a fine soil, and just water them in.
Approx. 16,830 seeds/oz.