Chicory 'Zuckerhut'

Chicory 'Zuckerhut' is a typical autumn and early winter vegetable, which can withstand some frost damage. The oblong crops can, just like endive, be eaten both raw as cooked. It grows on every soil type and a little fertilisation is already sufficient.

Chicory 'Zuckerhut'

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Crop information

Species Cichorium intybus
Sowing in open ground June, July
Harvest in open ground August, September, October, November
Indirect seeding necessary? Yes
Plant density in the row 15 cm
Plant density between rows 30 cm
Days to maturity 70-90
Plant height 30-40 cm
Best location Sunny - semi sunny